The Founder’s Office

The Year of Zayed is being planned and executed by the dedicated Founder’s Office that has been established within the UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs.

The Founder’s Office is mandated to oversee all aspects of the Year of Zayed and its legacy, including (but not limited to) the planning and execution of strategic initiatives, oversight of marketing and public relations activities and use of the Year of Zayed brand, and strategic coordination with public and private sector stakeholders in the UAE and internationally.

The Founder’s Office operates under the guidance of the Higher National Committee for the Year of Zayed and in consultation with the Local Committees for the Year of Zayed in each Emirate.

Established under Emiri Decree No. 9 for 2017, The Founder’s Office is a permanent office initiated to oversee all activities taking place as part of the Year of Zayed, and is dedicated to enhancing Sheikh Zayed’s stature as a symbol of patriotism and highlighting his position as a prominent global leader.