Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the National Media Council, has reiterated that UAE Flag Day is an important occasion of national unity and a time to express loyalty to the nation.
In a statement marking the occasion, he highlighted that the day of honor provides us with an opportunity to pay tribute to the Founding Fathers who built and maintained the Union and to celebrate the achievements of the current leadership, which continues to work for the UAE's greater glory.
"The UAE flag is a symbol of Union and embodies the unity and cohesion of the Emirati people. Flag Day allows us to celebrate our noble principles, our humanitarianism, our national identity, our cultural heritage, our aspirations and our pride," Dr. Al Jaber said.
On the occasion, Dr. Al Jaber congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates.
Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs