Sheikh Mansour celebrates UAE Flag Day

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs raises the flag at Qasr Al Watan

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, has marked UAE Flag Day at Qasr Al Watan in Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Mansour raised the country’s flag while the national anthem played during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, state news agency Wam reported.

Sheikh Mansour said that Flag Day - celebrating the anniversary of The President, Sheikh Khalifa's accession to office as leader of the country - holds great symbolic significance this year as it coincides with the UAE's Golden Jubilee.

He extended his warmest greetings to The President, Sheikh Khalifa; Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai; and Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; the Rulers of the Emirates; and the Emirati people on the occasion of Flag Day.

The anniversary of the UAE's unification fifty years ago is an occasion that embodies the UAE’s accomplishments and its leading role in consolidating a culture of peace and coexistence, and providing all means of a decent life for its citizens and residents alike, he said.

Sheikh Mansour also expressed his pride in celebrating the day, which promotes loyalty and patriotism, and strengthens community cohesion.

Updated: November 4th 2021, 3:19 PM