In the twenty-first century, the commander Sheikh Zayed by his wisdom and intelligence has been succeeded in unite seven emirates and created a nation with strong coherent and this was one of the most prominent achievements in his life, but indeed there are plenty of achievements he succeeded in whether locally or internationally. Sheikh Zayed was well-known by his patriotism and nationalism as well, and he claimed that the sources of spiritual and moral energies are in the national consciousness and in constructive culture that build a peaceful and positive idea and base. He focused also on national education and the virtues of Islamic religion which urges the treatment of goodwill and cooperation. In terms of global initiatives he had great achievements through the world that constructed and built many and many projects which means assistance and cooperation . Therefore, Sheikh Zayed Cities in Egypt and Palatine , which are integrated cities in terms of the availability of all the facilities and services of housing, hospitals, schools, electricity and water. These cities were built to house the needy and the poor to assist them freely. Moreover, In Syria certainly Damascus Street was built at the expense of Sheikh Zayed.
On the other hand, Sheikh Zayed Foundation and the development of therapeutic center “Maryam” in childhood care and the establishment of an integrated residential units have contained many needy kids and helped them freely. And, In 1976 the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development donated 40 million dirhams for the Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Awqaf in the Kingdom of Morocco. Moreover, donated 50 $ million to create a BD Medical College and Hospital in Nasser Sudanese city, also donated 3 $ million to resolve the problem of thirst in Sudan. In addition, the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development granted 50 million AED for Rural Development Project in Sudan’s western Darfur region. More and more, in addition of the projects which set up, Sheikh Zayed constructed Islamic cultural centers in “Lahore, Karachi and Peshawar” and pave and widen the road mountain of the city “Kharan” and built a mosque “Dali” and digging water wells. Moreover, this particular fund has constructed mosques, schools and housing and provided medical aid and scholarships to victims of earthquakes, floods and continue charitable work of Sheikh Zayed in support of the countries of the world. Moreover, in 1982 Sheikh Zayed donated amount of 500 thousand dollars for the building project of the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Karachi. And, the granting of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development gave 40 million AED to finance development projects in Bangladesh.
From the side of the support of international organizations, Sheikh Zayed donated the amount of 424 thousand dollars for the United Nations Development Programme and 100 $ thousand for the Children’s Fund “UNICEF” and 54 thousand dollars for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). In China, the agreement was signed to establish an Islamic Press in the Chinese capital Beijing by a grant from Sheikh Zayed to support the activities of Chinese Muslims and preach Islam at a cost of 3.1 million dirhams. Also he donated five million dollars to the U.S. Disaster Relief Fund to help the victims of Hurricane Andrew, which hit the U.S. state of Florida. In addition, the UAE has donated ten million dollars to help the people of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also interested in assisting countries like Lebanon through his initiative to disarm mines left behind by the Israeli occupation of the south and at his own expense, as well as care that the UAE played an active role in the process of rebuilding Lebanon after the war, providing state financial aid, grants and loans for projects vitality and development. Also the Abu Dhabi Fund for Arab Economic Development in Damascus signed three agreements with Syria to finance three industrial projects worth 911 million dirhams.
At the end, we as Emiratis proud of our Commander the late Sheikh Zayed, who put his imprint in every country in the world and charitable initiatives pervaded all the poor and needy both locally and internationally. In addition, acts of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan received significant repercussions in international fora and international organizations in recognition of his efforts and initiatives, which included many of the countries of the world.