Youth Affairs Minister says students are the driving force

Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, has called on students to study specialities needed by the country, saying their capabilities will be the driving force in the development process.

Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, at the International School of Choueifat graduation ceremony.
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ABU DHABI // Shamma Al Mazrui, Minister of State for Youth Affairs, has called on students to take subjects in specialities that are in demand in the UAE, saying their capabilities will be the driving force in the country’s development.

The minister attended a graduation ceremony of the International School of Choueifat at the Abu Dhabi National Theatre, state news agency Wam reported on Sunday.

Malak Khaled Malak, the school principal, praised the UAE leadership for “its wisdom and tireless efforts in supporting the cause of education that has positioned the country among the most distinguished countries”.

Two graduates delivered a speech on behalf of the students, praising the UAE’s progress under the wise leadership.

The UAE leadership has given priority to the security and safety of Emiratis and expatriates alike, they said.

Government programmes have previously emphasised the need of graduates specialising in science, technology, engineering and maths (Stem) subjects, field that have demand in the job market.

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