General Manager Message
First of all, I would like to pay my best regards to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Commander in Chief of the UAE Armed Forces, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister and HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces (may God protect them) for what they offered to the inhabitants of this dear country with generous care and especially by providing a decent life for the members of the armed forces.
The General Command of the Armed Forces is always keen on community participation to its full potential and hence Armed Forces Cooperative Society was launched. The objectives of the UAE Government's strategy are the same as those set by the National Program with the action launched by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (may God protect him) in December 2005 and adopted by the Supreme Council in the same month, the same basic reference for the government's strategy in the light of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan (may God protect him).
1. Achieve sustainable and balanced development.
2. Ensure the high quality of life for citizens.
3. Develop the government's work mechanism and raise the level of performance in all sectors.
Based on these objectives, the General Command of the armed forces decided to elevate the general economic and social level of the citizens and for the members of the Armed forces. Specially by involving them in the establishment of the Armed Forces Cooperative Society and giving them the opportunity to contribute through the principle of self-reliance. The active and hands on participation of the Armed Forces personnel in the establishment of this association ensures to meet all the daily needs of their families. With financial return that supports the annual income through its transactions and the profits of shares that enhance their belonging and pride in their work that strengthen this project and provide full support for its success and sustainability.
The continuous and unlimited support of the General Command of the Armed Forces achieves the global concept of cooperation which proves the ability of the Armed forces to participate in the social development and strengthens the UAE's international standing in applying the principles of cooperation.
Peace, mercy and blessings of God.
HE Director General of the Armed Force Cooperative Society