UAE happiest Arab country: UN report

Dubai, Sep 9 (IANS/WAM)) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been ranked the happiest Arab country and 14th happiest globally, according to the United Nations's 'World Happiness Report'.

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has lauded the achievement of happiness for Emiratis, which he described as an approach followed by the founding fathers of the UAE, a vision in all government sectors, levels and institutions as well as a manner of work that governs all of our policies and decisions.

"This (ranking) would not have been possible without the efforts of sincere men, excellent teamwork and full coordination and integration between all local and federal government sectors," he added.

"All development plans that we approved, all initiatives that we launched and all the government policies and laws, have one common goal - achieving the happiness of our people," he said.

The UAE is home to around two million expatriate Indians.


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