Speech of Council Chairman

1st July 1971G is a prominent event in the history of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as it witnessed the nascence of National Consultative Council by a wise resolution of H/H Sheikh/ Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan "may God rest him in peace!" to exercise its role on the way of consultation and participation in the country public affairs management. Over the past years, the council has continued its activity which was marked by objectivity and realism in the issuance of recommendations and resolutions and in the adoption of commonweal as a measurement in evaluating and judging issues.

The consultation course in the national consultative council has gone along with the improvement and development course in the country and has cohabited with its stages and phases. In performance of its role, the council has met with an essential cooperation from the local and federal official authorities the matter which gave it a good hand in performing its role and facilitating its missions. The council will go on in keeping the interests of the country and its citizens honestly by virtue of the superior care of H/H Sheikh/ Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan – the country president [may God protect him!] and his great attention to keep the consultation course on and thanks to the support, supervision and care of H/H Sheikh/ Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan – The crown prince – Chairman of the venerable Executive Council [may God protect him.

The launch of the National Consultative Council web shows the interest in activating its role, making nationals aware of its activity, opening new way to continue in discussing and realizing their problems and giving them the opportunity to demonstrate their opinions concerning the council activity and its role in the service the country and its citizens. Through this, we hope, if it is God's will, to attain the continuous communication with citizens in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. We invoke God to guide us in the county favor under its sage leadership.

Abdullah Bin Mohamed Al Masoud
National Consultative Council Chairman