The Ministry of Defence Celebrates the Graduation of a Number of Specialized National Service Courses
His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, attended the graduation ceremony of the 18th batch of National Service recruits (2022-2023) held at Sweihan Training Center, Abu Dhabi.
During the ceremony, His Highness congratulated the new graduates for their achievement, wishing them all success in their service of the nation and preservation of its interests, gains and achievements.
The graduation ceremony was attended by H.E. Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defense Affairs, a number of MOD officers and officials and a gathering of the graduates’ families and rekatives.
On the other hand, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Dubai, attended the graduation ceremony of the 18th national service batch after they had completed their specialized training at the Seih Hafeer Training Center in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of His Excellency Lieutenant General Issa bin Ablan Al Mazrouei, Chief of Staff of the Armed forces.
His Highness congratulated the graduates, affirming that the world-class achievements of the UAE require its citizens to be always at the highest levels of preparedness and readiness, to preserve the nation’s achievements, protect its land and gains, and maintain its security and safety at all times. The national service represents the optimal framework to achieve the most important aspect of that readiness, and to prepare the UAE youth to assume that responsibility in the best possible way. Youth should also be the shield that maintains a safe environment through which the development process can proceed with confident steps towards the highest levels of excellence.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, in the presence of Major General Sheikh Ahmed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, attended the graduation ceremony of the specialized national service recruits course at the Manama Training Center.
Sheikh Faisal bin Sultan bin Salem Al Qasimi, His Excellency Hamad Muhammed Thani Al Rumaithi and His Excellency Hamad bin Suhail Al Khaili attended the graduation ceremony at the Seih Al Lahma Training Center, Liwa Training Center and Al Ain Training Center, where outstanding military performances were carried out by the graduates.