Sheikh Mohammed urged media persons and journalists to spot light on the positive, constructive aspects in any issue they tackle whether political, social, economic or cultural and avoid points of differences.
HH reiterated the fine message of media and its positive role in exploring and explaining positive potential opportunities, finding and recommending proposals and effective solutions rather than aggravating problems, if found, in any sector of work and human, administrative, economic, educational, technological development or any other sectors.
Sheikh Mohammed expressed appreciation at the local media for its ability to keep abreast of social and developmental events and its role in presenting the true image to the public without exaggeration. He added that he was pleased with that effective patriotic and humanitarian role of the media and media persons, demanding high competency and professionalism that hone the skills of the youth and give them the opportunity to unlock innovation, creativity and achieve self-development and then development of the media and press institutions in ''our country.'' Sheikh Mohammed considered the media as a key, strategic partner in the drive towards delivery of development and sustainability to the U.A.E. people, highlighting the national assets represented by the youth whom he described as ''treasure of the nation and its indepletable, valuable assets wherever there is life''.
The session also discussed a number of significant development projects and breakthrough, humanitarian initiatives launched by Sheikh Mohammed the latest of them was the U.A.E. Water Aid which seeks to provide clean drinking water for five million people around the world.
The media persons hailed the initiative as ''unparalleled and unprecedented'' and marvelled at the 'Mall of the World' mega project which was launched by HH as an architecture icon and the latest addition to Dubai’s retail, hospitality, residential and leisure offering.
Present also were H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, Khalifa Saeed Sulieman, Director General of Dubai Department of Protocol and Hospitality and Muna Ghanem Al Marri, Director General of the Dubai Government Media Office.