ABU DHABI -- Teachers have a significant and pivotal role in developing the homeland and the UAE citizen, building educated generations, and keeping pace with the economy-based knowledge, Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy has emphasised.

In his remarks on the occasion of World Teachers' Day, celebrated every year on October 5, Al Mazrouei said that the UAE has elite group of teachers who exert efforts and utilise all their energies and capabilities to achieve the far-sighted vision of the wise leadership, which invested in human resources since the beginning of the union.

The UAE leadership is always keen on celebrating this key occasion to highlight the position of the teacher and the advanced ranks achieved in the Global Competitiveness reports in the education, development and knowledge areas, the energy minister added.

''On our behalf, I congratulate every teacher who is keen on developing capabilities and skills of his students as our students are the leaders of the future who will continue the comprehensive and sustainable development process," he added.

Source: Emirates News Agency