The renowned Middlesex University conferred its honorary doctorate on leading businessman and philanthropist Yusuffali MA on Saturday 17 November 2018. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan was the chief guest of the graduation event. While addressing the graduates and dignitaries, Sheikh Nahyan stressed the importance of education, which defines the character of an individual. Sheikh Nahyan further said that investing in education is investing in future that also shapes values of citizens. He said that Future of the world is depend on students and urged students to continuously learn which is a never ending process.
Shaikh Nayan also congratulated Yusuff Ali on receiving the honorary doctorate and said that "Yusuff Ali played an important role to strengthen India-UAE relationship and for setting benchmarks in entrepreneurial leadership. Shaikh Nahyan also praised the commitment of Yusuff Ali to fellow human being and described him as a persona with impressive record of achievement."
More than 300 students were also awarded graduation degrees by Sheikh Nahyan. Also present on the occasion were Dr Tayeb Kamali, Hamad Abdulla Al Shamsi, Chairman of Amanat Holding, Chancellor, PVC and other dignitaries.