UAE leaders extend New Year greetings to residents


As we gear up to bid goodbye to 2019 and welcome 2020, the UAE leaders have taken to Twitter to wish everyone a happy new year.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, wished for "a year of goodness and optimism".

"Tomorrow, a new year starts, a year of goodness and optimism, work, hope," he wrote. "Happy new year, my country, and the whole Arab world."

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, hoped for 2020 to be the year of peace, stability, optimism and goodness for humanity.

On December 15, the UAE leaders announced 2020 to be the year of preparations for the next 50 years.

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