Ministers who care about making citizens happy? Talk about cool.
Emirates' Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan shared a video of his appearance on the Arabic edition of the children's program 'Sesame Street', through his twitter account on Thursday.
Al Nahyan took a starring role on the show and read a story to children alongside Sesame Street's signature puppets.
“My participation in the show was to urge children to read more," he said.
The appearance came in response to a request made by Emirates' Minister of State for Happiness, Ohood Al Roumi, who recently launched the initiative "Giving is Happiness" or #العطاء_سعادة.
People took notice, sharing the video on social media platforms in support of the campaign.
'My participation in the show was to urge children to read more and also comes in support of minister Ohood Al Roumi's initiative "Giving is Happiness''.
Some shared their love for the two ministers
While others applauded Al Nahyan
"This is how Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed responded to the initiative 'Giving is Happiness', thank you for your giving spirit"
"Tomorrow this country will yield the care and love that you plant today."