ISLAMABAD: The UAE Ambassador to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Alzaabi, presided over the annual celebration of the Sheikh Zayed International Academy on Wednesday, the International Day of the Academy.
The ambassador also inaugurated an associated cultural exhibition in the presence of heads of the diplomatic missions.
“The achievements of the Sheikh Zayed International Academy are reflecting in promoting awareness of cultures and harmony among the authorities and students from different nationalities and prepare students to lead their nations in the future,” the UAE Embassy said on its Twitter account.
Sheikh Zayed International Academy Islamabad is a private, non-profit academic institution that provides quality education of an international standard.
“Every student who graduates from our Academy is eligible for admission in any college or university around the world,” the academy said on its website.
The Academy has an international student and faculty body, as it has students who represent more than 22 nations and teaching staff members who came from various countries. It is this “internationalism” that is one of the Academy’s greatest strengths, the website adds.
The year 2018 marks the 100th birth anniversary of the late President and father of the United Arab Emirates nation as “Year of Zayed.”
The Academy is holding various competitions and activities this year to commemorate the “Year of Zayed.”