Abu Dhabi: The graduation ceremony of the third batch of the National Defence College was held here on Monday. It was attended by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The certificates were distributed to 37 Emirati graduates by the highnesses, after the completion of the course of one year in Masters Degree from the National Defence College.
The National Defence College was formally established by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
On December 4, 2013.
The main aim of it is to train the students in such a way so that they become the leaders of tomorrow and are ready to face all kinds of challenges and to protect the country by all means.
Important persons who also attended this ceremony included Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Adviser; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, and a number of ministers and senior military and civil officials.