Sheikh Mohammed posts powerful message to the world amid coronavirus crisis

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10 Apr, 2020

As published in the Khaleej Times.








The UAE is leading the fight against the pandemic.

As the world fights the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, posted a powerful message to the world on Friday.

Taking to social media today, the UAE leader penned a thought provoking message amid the Covid-19 crisis that has infected over 1.5 million people globally.

Commenting on the virus’ impact on world politics and economics, Sheikh Mohammed highlights the importance of healthcare:







The world has long been questioning where the true power lies. Does economy drive politics or the other way around? The coronavirus spread has shown that healthcare is the main power that shapes the economy and politics at a time when a disease brought nations to a standstill.’

Sheikh Mohammed’s tweet and Instagram post have gone viral since it was posted this afternoon, garnering thousands of likes and retweets.

Covid-19 pandemic has infected nearly 1.6 million people and claimed over 95,000 lives, as of April 10. Over 350,000 have also recovered as healthcare professionals around the world, including the UAE, try to stop the spread of the virus and find a cure. (MoHAP)

UAE has been leading the fight against the pandemic with extensive testing and precautionary measures to stop the spread. The country has also been sending tons of aid around the world to help healthcare professionals – on the front-line of the fight against Covid-19.