- Copies of Sheikh Zayed: Life and Times distributed to 10 schools across the UAE
- The book celebrates the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed, the UAE’s Founding Father
Abu Dhabi 27 June 2018: E-Vision, a fully owned subsidiary of Etisalat, has launched a book donation campaign to commemorate the Year of Zayed, marking what would have been his centenary year.
Numerous copies of Sheikh Zayed: Life and Times were distributed to 10 schools across the UAE since April. The book comes in English and Arabic and features a collection of photographs by Royal Photographer Noor Ali Rashid that celebrates the vision of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
“We are pleased to announce our ‘Year of Zayed’ initiative that specifically targets the next generation to share the legacy and achievements of HH Sheikh Zayed in his centenary year. The book highlights the vision of HH that has enabled UAE to surpass other countries in terms of development and position it as a regional leader across industries. HH Sheikh Zayed was a key pillar for this great success making us proud to launch this special book donation drive,” said Humaid Sahoo, CEO, E-Vision.
A team from e-Junior, the exclusive UAE kids channel from E-Vision, distributed English and Arabic copies of the book to Raha International School in Abu Dhabi; International School of Arts & Science, Dubai National School, The Kindergarten Starters School and Maharat Learning Center in Dubai; Victoria International School in Sharjah; Royal Academy in Ajman; Al Arabiya Private School in RAK; International School of Choueifat in Umm Al Quwain; and Al Diyar School in Fujairah.
The schools warmly welcomed e-Junior’s initiative, which highlights the importance of books featuring rare historical photographs of events in the Federation’s past as well as stunning portraits of Sheikh Zayed.
Iain Colledge, Principal of Raha International School Abu Dhabi, said: “Raha is very proud to support the E-Vision Year of Zayed campaign. We are very grateful for their special donation of Sheikh Zayed books of commemoration.”
Dr Hibah Shata, CEO & Managing Director of Maharat Learning Center, Child Early Intervention Medical Center, Child Learning and Enrichment Medical Center, said: “Etisalat’s Year of Zayed initiative in collaboration with many organizations, including distributing copies of a book commemorating Sheikh Zayed's life and legacy, indeed brings a smile to the faces of children of determination. It is an important gesture to inspire, connect and engage with the community and enhance awareness towards the importance of the inclusion and advocacy for children of determination in receiving equal rights as their peers.”
E-Vision will resume distribution of the coffee table book Sheikh Zayed: Life and Times to more schools across the UAE in September, when pupils return to school for the new academic year.