ADBWC, which is an affiliante of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, held the ceremony at the Chamber’s tower in Abu Dhabi. More than 200 women joined the celebration in representation of public and private companies from the UAE as well as international authorities and executives.
“The wise leadership of the UAE opened up many opportunities for women and paved the way for her to succeed,” Al-Rumaithi, said. “Emirati women assumed a distinguished place and have become important economic competitors in the business and money world.”
In her remarks, Al-Rumaithi praised the support of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the UAE; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-president, prime minister and ruler of Dubai; Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and the rulers of the Emirates. She also noted Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak's significant contributions to women around the world.