Website launched to express loyalty
By Jamil Khan @ Gulf Today-Sharjah, January 01, 2012
SHARJAH: A large number of Pakistanis from different segments of society attended a gathering on Friday night to celebrate the UAE National Day in which a dedicated website was introduced and invited the community to express their loyalty towards the UAE and its Rulers.
The programme was organised by founders and members of Pak-UAE Friendship Forum, including Advocate Muhammad Raees Qureshi, Prince Iqbal Goraya, Muneer Hans and others.
“Besides the celebration of National Day of UAE, the event was also marked to honour chief executive Dr Abdullah Al Shaibani of http://www.ourallegiancetokhalifa.ae, a website launched recently to provide opportunity to people to express their appreciation towards the UAE and its Rulers who made the country a remarkable place for everyone,” said Qureshi. He said we are asking our community to come forward and through this website join the people around the world to share their comments and appreciate the visionary leadership of UAE Rulers. “The portal was launched in Abu Dhabi in May and has been receiving entries from various expat communities and we are sure that the Pakistani community will show their loyality towards President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Members of the Supreme Council of the UAE for their contribution to make the country a home for people around the world,” he added. He further said people belonging to different nationalities and religions reside in the UAE with happiness and love the country. “It’s a unique platform that is treating everyone equally and people should lodge their commitment on this website,” he said, adding that the New Year will bring more peace and prosperity to everyone.
Dr Abdullah Al Shaibani said that people around the aglobe showed tremendous appreciation, recognition and loyalty to President Sheikh Khalifa. “So far around 10 million people have visited the website, including a large number of Pakistanis who shared their comments on the website to appreciate the UAE and the Rulers,” he added.
Abdul Qauum Khugani, Counsellor (Passport) at the Pakistan Consulate, Dubai, also attended the programme and said that the UAE National Day is an important day for the Pakistani community as both countries are very close and always stand by each other.
“We Pakistanis consider the UAE as our second home where other nationalities live in harmony,” he said.