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The Achievements Of The Union
Transcript of The Achievements Of The Union
Sheikh Zayed and the Union.
Al Fahdi Fort in Dubai in the late 1950s
In the early 1960s, oil was discovered in Abu Dhabi, an event that led to quick unification calls made by UAE sheikdoms. Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan became ruler of Abu Dhabi in 1966, and the British started losing their oil investments and contracts to U.S. oil companies.
The British had earlier started a development office that helped in some small developments in the emirates. The sheikhs of the emirates then decided to form a council to coordinate matters between them and took over the development office. They formed the Trucial States Council,and appointed Adi Bitar, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum's legal advisor, as Secretary General and Legal Advisor to the Council. This council was terminated once the United Arab Emirates was formed.
Provision of quality education in the United Arab Emirates began shortly after the establishment of the federation with the inception of the first university in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates University. Since then, the country has progressed with efforts of ensuring high literacy rates, modern programs and women’s share in education. The UAE currently devotes approximately 25 percent of total federal government spending to education. The overall literacy rate is 90%.
Four of the world’s six tallest buildings completed in 2012 are located in Dubai, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) said.
In its 2012 review on tall buildings, the Council said: “Dubai continues to be a significant market for tall building construction, despite the much-publicized drop in development after 2008.”
Types of Achievements
1) The Educational Achievements
2) The Constructional Achievements
3) The Economic Achievements
4) The Achievements in the fields of agriculture and animal resources
5) The Health Achievements
6) The Security Achievements
The Achievements Of The Union
The beginning of the oil era.
In the 1930s, the first oil company teams carried out preliminary surveys. An onshore concession was granted to Petroleum Development (Trucial Coast) in 1939, and an offshore concession to D'Arcy Exploration Ltd in 1952. Oil was discovered under an old pearling bed in the Persian Gulf, Umm Shaif,in 1958, and in the desert at Murban in 1960. The first cargo of crude was exported from Jabel Dhanna in Abu Dhabi in 1962. As oil revenues increased, the ruler of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, undertook a massive construction program, building schools, housing, hospitals and roads. When Dubai's oil exports commenced in 1969, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, was also able to use oil revenues to improve his people's quality of life.
1)Gems World Academy
2)American University in Dubai
2)Burj Al Arab
3)Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel.
The economy of the United Arab Emirates is the second largest in the Arab world (after Saudi Arabia), with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $570 billion (AED2.1 trillion) in 2014. The United Arab Emirates has been successfully diversifying its economy. 71% of UAE's total GDP comes from non-oil sectors.
Although UAE has the most diversified economy in the GCC, the UAE's economy remains extremely reliant on oil.Uae economical wealth has achieved alot from the tourism business.
Achievements in the fields of agriculture and animal resources
Most of the UAE's cultivated land is taken up by date palms, which in the early 1990s numbered about 4 million. They are cultivated in the arc of small oases that constitute the Al Liwa Oasis. Both federal and emirate governments provide incentives to farmers. For example, the government offers a 50 percent subsidy on fertilizers, seeds, and pesticides.
The union has played a great part in the life of the UAE people. A high standard of living has spread through out the country. Many good things and projects have been achieved. Among the achievements which have taken place during the union are:
Achievements in the field of Agriculture & Animal Resources
The UAE now has 40 public hospitals, compared with only seven in 1970. The Ministry of Health is undertaking a multimillion-dollar program to expand health facilities and hospitals, medical centers, and a trauma center in the seven emirates. A state-of-the-art general hospital has opened in Abu Dhabi with a projected bed capacity of 143, a trauma unit, and the first home health care program in the UAE. To attract wealthy UAE nationals and expatriates who traditionally have traveled abroad for serious medical care, Dubai is developing Dubai Healthcare City, a hospital free zone that will offer international-standard advanced private health care and provide an academic medical training center; completion is scheduled for 2010.
1)Al Wasl hospital in Dubai
2)Dubai hospital in Dubai
3)Al Qasimy hospital in Sharjah
AD Police has made great achievements during the last few years rise to the challenges lying ahead. Our state has built a modern e-police force works on strategic, methodological and scientific basis. Thus AD Police is prepared to keep pace with rapid developments and changes in a volatile world. AD Police can now respond efficiently to any criminal phenomena and all types of crime, deterring them and protecting community from their adverse effects.
1)Dubai Police Force
2)Bur Dubai Police Station
3)Buhairah Police station
All the achievements with pictures.
Achievements in the field of agriculture and animal resources
Done By: Nada Ehab