Rabdan Academy to host Distinguish Speakers Sessions including local and international speakers.

Those sessions are a part of RA commitment to student engagement and success. The intent of the Series is to bring diverse, nationally and internationally recognized speakers to Abu Dhabi to enrich the educational experience of our students while also providing our surrounding communities opportunities to engage in interesting and relevant topics.


The objectives of the  Distinguish Speakers Sessions:

  • Showcase Rabdan Academy’s involvement and position in national and international seminars and conferences
  • Showcase Rabdan Academy’s efforts in providing its students with elite local and international speakers
  • Promoting Rabdan academy’s presence in a various number of seminars including different topics and matters


Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, sits off the mainland on an island in the Arabian Gulf. Its focus on oil exports and commerce is reflected by the skyline’s modern towers and shopping mega centers such as Abu Dhabi and Marina malls. Beneath white-marble domes, the vast Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque features an immense carpet, crystal chandeliers and capacity for 41,000 worshipers.

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Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim

Vice president of Dubai Police and General Security, Head of Police Commandants Council

Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi

Leading UAE law enforcement officer and the current General Inspector of the Ministry of Interior, UAE

Nick Kaldas

Nick Kaldas held two of the most senior roles in the New South Wales Police Force executive (Sydney, NSW)

Dr. Abdulla Bin Jalil

Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics and Muamalat, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia

Sudhakar Tomar

President of India Middle East Agro Trade Industry & Investment Forum (IMEA-TIIF)

Ahmed Bin Sulayem

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Professor Joseph Chinyong Liow 

Chair in Comparative and International Politics at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore.

Professor Zarina Othman

Program Director of Strategic Studies and International Relations, National University of Malaysia.

Dato’ Ayob Khan

Dato’ Ayob Khan bin Mydin Pitchay is currently the Deputy Commissioner of the Royal Malaysian Police Force and the Head of the Counter Terrorism Division (Special Branch).

Hamid Karzai‎

Mr. Karazai was the president of Afghanistan from 22 December 2001 to 29 September 2014. He is also the leader of the Popalzai Durrani tribe of Pashtuns.