With UAE retaining its first place as the country most young Arabs prefer to live in, Sheikh Mohammed said that everyone is welcome in UAE.
The latest survey on Arab youth revealed a horrific picture : Nearly half of the 200 million Arab youth in the region are considering leaving their countries due to government corruption and faltering economies, and the vice president of the UAE is feeling their pain.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the State, said, "It is painful that half of our Arab wealth wants to emigrate ... It is painful when the Arab youth do not find a homeland, safety and livelihood in their homeland." The prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and the ruler of Dubai tweeted on Tuesday, as the results of the 12th annual BCW Arab Youth Survey came out.
According to the poll, most of the young people wishing to immigrate are from the Levant countries, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, while the youth of the oil-rich Gulf countries were less inclined to leave.
He said in another tweet, "If the governments are corrupt, they will destroy the country, weaken its security and its people want to leave it. Every official will be accountable to God. The story does not end here."
With the UAE retaining its first place as the country most young Arabs prefer to live in, Sheikh Mohammed said that everyone is welcome in the Emirates.
In the poll, 46 percent of all Arab youth chose the United Arab Emirates as their preferred country, followed by the United States (33 percent), Canada (27 percent), the United Kingdom (27 percent), and Germany (22 percent). cent).
Sheikh Mohammed said, "We tell them the UAE is the country of everyone. We have tried to build a successful model, and our experience, our doors and our books will remain open to all."
The survey also revealed that 52 percent of Arab youth want their nation to follow the example of the UAE.
When asked specifically what they associate with the Emirates the most, the top five factors they cited were safety and security (44 percent), a wide range of job opportunities (36 percent), generous salary packages (32 percent), and a growing economy. (31 percent) and a good place to raise a family (25 percent).