As the UAE celebrates its Golden Jubilee, celebrating 50 years of the nation, Her Highness Sheikha Sana Al Maktoum has shared her pride for the country and hopes for the future.

Sharing a heartfelt message with Emirates Woman, Her Highness recalled growing up in the UAE and witnessing it become the powerhouse it has become today.

“Growing up, I’ve seen the UAE go from a young nation and achieve milestone after milestone,” she says.

Sheikha Sana, the founder of her eponymous jewellery brand Sana Al Maktoum Fine Jewellery, also shared how proud she was to be Emirati.

“I come from a culture and a country where it accepts all different nationalities and all different religions,” she says.

Her Highness also paid tribute to other incredible women of the nation, sharing how her mother, Her Highness Sheikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Maktoum and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, the Mother of the UAE, have both inspired her throughout the years.

Looking to the future, Sheikha Sana highlighted how incredible His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s vision is for the next five decades and how proud she is to be a part of it.

“It’s amazing to see Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s vision for the next 50 years,” she says. “I’m so proud to continue his legacy forward.”

Watch the full video below.

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