Hazza Abu Al Rish (Abu Dhabi)
Recently, at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022, journalist Mufid Marei published a book entitled “Here Abu Dhabi .. The Land of Fulfillment,” about the Abu Dhabi Center for the Arabic Language, in which he recounted the biography of his professional life he spent in the capital Abu Dhabi, and went through his media career, which began in the UAE, and the situations he went through, the memories that still exist in his imagination, and all the stories and tales that touched his emotions, and after more than fifty years he presented them in a book that comes as a summary of the golden period of his life.
Marei told Al-Ittihad: I submitted this book to write my honor and pride, not only over meeting the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace but also work with him and accompany him on many of his tours, and honestly recorded his achievements for the story, adding: “I met the late Sheikh Zayed, may God rest his soul, for the first time on the opening day of Abu Dhabi Radio, and I had the honor of being one of the founders of radio and television later. ”
He continued: “That was the most beautiful word and the most wonderful feeling when I said, ‘Here is Abu Dhabi Radio.’ And about the leader many great human details, and I feel proud that I was close to him, and his thought, to see the goodness of this excellent leader, father and husband.
Marei added: During that period, I realized that he was a unique leader, a thinker, his goals were clear, and he always said to them, “The union and the people of the country before anything.” That large universities were established everywhere. country, explanatory, I used to follow his happiness when he visited schools, institutes, and police schools, and when he handed out certificates of the best performance with pride and the pride of the father.
He said Sheikh Zayed was well aware of the role of the media and its value, and he was eager to speak to the media to announce his idea and his national humanitarian project. It was written on the front pages of life, and this is what I dealt with in my edition of “Here Abu Dhabi”, Zayed the Human, which passed through situations, events and stories, and some radio recordings, especially the radio recording about the late, which became broadcast on Abu Dhabi Radio on the one-year anniversary of the union.
Maree stated that the book contains many humanitarian situations that I went through with the deceased Sheikh Zayed, may his soul rest in peace, in addition to his memories with His Highness Sheikhs, the deceased Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, may God have mercy on him , and some ministers and officials, to register an impression. Every person who reads it touches on the noble qualities that express the Zayed school for goodness and benefit, pointing out that the book contains selected images that I appreciate and these images have the ability to explain and tell in parallel, and sometimes even exceeds, the ability of the written word or sound word.
Marei said in his book, “I did not leave this land except to work for it, to carry its causes, and to spread its bright image everywhere I go.” He added: I had the honor of posting many reports on the achievements of the late Sheikh Zayed, may God rest his soul, in Building the Modern State on Broadcasting London (BBC), and I was anxious that the forgiven would hear it, praise it and express its satisfaction.
Mufid Marei was one of the first to work on Abu Dhabi Radio since its inception on February 25, 1969, and on Abu Dhabi TV since its inauguration. He spent the years of his life as a journalist and accompanied the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, his soul must rest in peace and pass on most of the late achievements of his travels internally and externally, giving him that dimension of vision and motivation to to convey the message of the forgiven and take advantage of its aspects on personal, professional, intellectual and creative levels.