ABU DHABI / WAM
Three new UAE Ambassadors to friendly countries have been sworn in before Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Those who took the oath of office were UAE Ambassadors-designate Mohammed Omar Abdullah Belfaqeeh, to the Republic of Singapore, Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al Ka’abi, to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and Khalid alem bin Ghleidha Al Muhairi, to the Republic of Angola.
The new ambassadors pledged their loyalty to the state and its President, to show respect for the constitution and laws, and to place the country’s interests over any other considerations while performing their diplomatic tasks with a high sense of honesty, integrity and confidentiality.
Sheikh Mohammed wished the three ambassadors success in their new assignments to serve the interests of the country and its people. He also urged them to exert all possible efforts to serve the Emirati people who travel abroad to receive medical treatment, students in foreign universities, businessmen and UAE tourists during visits, and to meet their needs during their presence in the countries concerned.
He also called on them to adhere to tolerant Arab and Islamic values and ethics, and to work hard to preserve the interests and reputation of the country abroad, as well as to reflect the cultural and humanitarian image of the UAE and its people.
Three new judges at the Federal Supreme Court were also sworn-in before Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, at the Presidential Palace.
Ahmed Abdullah Abdul Rahman Al-Mulla, Juma Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Otaibi and Ashraf Mohammed Ahmed Shihab took the oath before His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and vowed to uphold justice, respect the law, perform their duties with integrity and devotion, and remain committed to honest practices as judges.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed wished the new judges success in their assignments and mission to fulfil and ensure justice for litigants.
Present at the swearing-in ceremony, which was held at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, were HH Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Dr Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi, Minister of Justice.