Date: October 24, 2023
Dr. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat), welcomed Professor Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research. During the visit, Prof. Al-Suwaidi presented his latest book, “His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan: Highlights in the Journey of a Visionary Leader”, which explores the journey of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates. The meeting took place on 24 October 2023, at Derasat’s headquarters in the Al-Awali.
Dr. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa commended Prof. Al-Suwaidi’s efforts in producing this remarkable book, which goes beyond mere documentation and offers a message and platform to inform present and future generations worldwide about the profound contributions of this great personality to the realms of progress, peace, tolerance, development, and well-being for humanity.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees emphasized that the upcoming book launch in the Kingdom of Bahrain, following its inauguration in the United Arab Emirates, underscores the deep and distinguished relations between the two countries. These relations, built upon solid foundations laid by previous generations, reflect the care, attention, and leadership of both nations and serve as a role model for cooperation. They hold a special place in the hearts of every Bahraini towards the United Arab Emirates and its wise leadership.
Furthermore, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees praised the research contributions of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, noting its alignment with international trends and developments in scientific and strategic research. He highlighted the Center’s qualitative publications and dialogues with prominent intellectuals, thinkers, and researchers as crucial elements in enhancing global stability and peace.
On his part, Prof. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi emphasized that his presence in Bahrain to launch his latest book highlights the depth of relations between the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bahrain on political and cultural levels, among others. He expressed pride in the active role and valuable contributions of the Derasat Center as one of the leading Arabian Gulf and Arab think tanks. Derasat has contributed to providing a better understanding and more accurate analysis of various regional and international issues and developments.
Prof. Al-Suwaidi also acknowledged the important position held by Derasat Center in adopting the finest scientific research practices as means to meet the requirements of contemporary life and contribute to societal progress in various fields.