Homage to the late Sheikh Zayed, Father of the Nation on 19th day of Ramadan

Abu Dhabi, UAE – The Pakistan Business Professional Council Abu Dhabi pays homage to the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Founding Father of the UAE on his 17th death anniversary on 01 May 2021.

A great leader, respected by rich and poor, and an inspiration to many.

Since 2005, PBPC Abu Dhabi marked every year on the 19th day of Ramadan, together with the UAE dedicates the day to remember the charity, achievements, and good reputation the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan exuded throughout his tenure as the Ruler of the UAE, from its independence in 1971, until his death in 2004.

H.E. Afzaal Mahmood, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE and Chairman of the Council graced the event.

His Excellency mentioned that Sheikh Zayed is always in the heart of the People. Sheikh Zayed has great foresight and a brave leader.

Joined by the following President/Chairman of the Business Councils.

Mr. Pankaj Savara – Australian Business Group
Mr. Nick Cochrane-Deyt – British Business Group
Mr. David Laliberte – Canadian Business Council
Ms. Gulizar Jonian – International Business Women’s Group
Mr. Dhia Al Shakarchi – Iraqi Business Council
Ms. Noeleen Saeed – Irish Business Council
Mr. P.V. Sheheen – Indian Business & Professional Group
Engr. Saleh Awad – Palestinian Business Council
Dr. Ahmed Ahmer – Polish Business Council
Mr. Matteo Boffa – Swiss Business Council

The President/Chairman of the business councils commended Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al Nahyan as a global leader, a world-renowned humanitarian and conservationist who advocated respect, sustainability, education and female empowerment.

Dr. Qaiser Anis, President of PBPC Abu Dhabi commended the efforts of late Sheikh Zayed’s to support the brotherly relations between UAE and Pakistan. The recollection of the late Sheikh’s unique abilities and his sensible and incomparable personality, which was a spirit of patience and affection that built bridges of friendship and cooperation between UAE and Pakistan had been reminisced. These policies are being continued by His Highness Shiekh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Good words were also shared by Mr. Zafar Iqbal Chaudhry and Dr. A. Hadi Shahid, Founding Members of PBPC Abu Dhabi, Mr. Tariq Nizami, Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network Club, and Mr. Asif Zaman, ICAP UAE Chapter and Members of PBPC Abu Dhabi

Dr. S. Qaiser Anis thanked all the participating business councils and members for taking the time to offer prayer and their messages.

May Allah accept our prayers for Sheikh Zayed that his soul is placed in heaven (Jannatul Firdous) and for the prosperity and well-being of UAE, the President of UAE, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, the nation and all its residents.

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