Speech of the Minister of State for Defense Affairs on Flag Day

Al-Bawardi: Celebrating the Flag Day symbolizes the dignified national meanings of Unity, cohesion and belonging.

Minister of State for Defense, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bawardi, stressed that the UAE's celebration of " the Flag Day " on the 3rd of November of each year is a celebration of great historical achievements and a long journey of giving. It also embodies the meaning of national unity under the symbol and address of the Union's journey in which all people will unite in delighted, loving and loyal to this national symbol to express the great joy shared by the people of the UAE community in all its segments.

His Excellency said that " Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, said that the date of the third of November of each year will be the Flag Day, coinciding with the anniversary of His Highness " God bless him "Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan taking office. UAE celebrates this precious symbol, and unifies the efforts to raise the flag over every department of government and every building in the country and every house. This is a reference to the importance of this national occasion in spreading the spirit of belonging among the people of the homeland and instill the spirit of Solidarity and loyalty to everyone on this good land. "

His Excellency, Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bawardi stressed that the celebration of the Ministry of Defense on this beloved national occasion is an honest expression of the spirit of loyalty and belonging. It is to enhance the value of the fag and strengthen the principle of respecting it as a national symbol and a celebration symbolizing the national meanings that are sublime by the spirit of unity, cohesion and belonging. Efforts are taking place throughout the country, and the flags are flying to the skies. On this day, the country, leadership and people are gathering under the flag of the United Arab Emirates in their headquarters to imagine the most beautiful images of solidarity and cohesion.

His Excellency stressed the importance of celebrating the Flag Day and launching national initiatives in every ministry, department and house, so that the flag of the state will remain raised high giving the world the most beautiful meanings of unity and cohesion. This is evident in the hands of children before the adults carrying the flags of the state with joy and pride to keep this flag a dear national symbol holding meaning of unity, peace, justice and tolerance, God preserve this country- leadership and people and keeping the flag of the state high.