His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid met UAE national students in the French Universities at the UAE Embassy in France.
Present at the meeting was Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and students.
Sheikh Mohammed expressed his happiness on meeting them to assess their educational and living conditions in France, stressing that the leadership cares for them.
"Acquire learning and come back to contribute with your brothers at the federal and local governments to building the modern state that aspires to be on the top," Sheikh Mohammed told the students.
He added, "You are our ambassadors abroad and so you should shoulder your responsibilities, bear difficulties and challenges so as to achieve your goals and gain knowledge to benefit your country through what you have studied."
Sheikh Mohammed added that the UAE was determined to be number one in the areas of management, services, economy, education and in all other components of the sustainable development.
The students posed for photos with Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Hamdan, expressing their pleasure to meet the Vice-President and listen to his advice.