President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has hailed the UAE’s enduring unity and the loyalty of it people at a ceremony to mark Flag Day in Abu Dhabi.
His Highness raised the UAE flag at Qasr Al Hosn, a location that was central to the early growth of the nation and remains a cultural and historic landmark.
Flag Day celebrated across the UAE
The UAE President was joined at the ceremony by astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi, who earlier this year completed a pioneering six-month mission aboard the International Space Station, during which he became the first Arab to perform a spacewalk.
Al Neyadi’s participation was symbolic of the nation’s journey of progress, the ongoing ambition of its people, and the UAE’s growing role in the science, technology and space exploration sectors.
The ceremony at Qasr Al Hosn included a guard of honour who greeted His Highness upon his arrival, and a performance of the UAE national anthem after the flag had been raised.
His Highness and Al Neyadi engaged in conversation, with the UAE President reaffirming the pride shared by the people of the nation and their steadfast unity and loyalty to the flag and all that it represents.
Union Coop marks UAE Flag Day
Union Coop marked the significance of “Flag Day,” a timeless national celebration observed on the 3rd of November each year. The cooperative actively participated in this event by hoisting the United Arab Emirates’ flag at all of its 27 branches and 7 commercial centers situated throughout the Emirate of Dubai, in addition to staff accommodations. This symbolic gesture reaffirms the organization’s loyalty and deep-rooted connection to the nation and its visionary leadership.
To celebrate the occasion, Majid Hamad Rahma Al Shamsi, Chairman, Eng. Abdulla Mohammad Rafie Al Dallal, Managing Director, along with Union Coop’s Directors and Managers of various Divisions and Departments, accompanied by dedicated employees, came together to raise the flag in a formal ceremony held in front of Al Warqa City Mall in Dubai. Simultaneously, flags were raised at all other Union Coop-affiliated outlets, with the active involvement of employees at each branch and center. Shoppers and visitors alike joined in this exceptional and unifying national event.
Union Coop took this opportunity to underline the significance of Flag Day, emphasizing that it is a momentous national occasion where all individuals express their profound sense of belonging and unwavering loyalty to the nation and its visionary leadership. It underscores the pivotal role of the flag as a symbol of unity and national identity, while also highlighting the remarkable achievements of the country across diverse sectors, further solidifying its unique global standing.
flydubai celebrates Flag Day
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer, and the senior management team at flydubai were joined by the airline’s growing workforce at the flydubai Campus to mark the UAE Flag Day.
Ghaith Al Ghaith, Chief Executive Officer at flydubai: “today we celebrate Flag Day, reaffirming our commitment to our beloved United Arab Emirates. This special day symbolises courage, happiness, hope, strength and unity. It is also an opportunity for all of us, Emiratis and expatriates, who call this country home to reflect on the achievements of the founding fathers of the UAE and the incredible country it has become. On behalf of our UAE leadership and our Chairman, we come together here at flydubai to honour our country’s past, present and future. A true reflection of the fabric of Dubai and the UAE.”
DIFC honours nation on Flag Day
Celebrating the United Arab Emirate’s past, present, and future on Flag Day, DIFC proudly hoisted the UAE flag at the iconic Gate Building in the heart of Dubai’s financial district. The Governor of DIFC, HE Essa Kazim, proudly raised the UAE flag high in front of dignitaries from the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA), DIFC Courts, Immigration Office, and DHA Health Office, which was followed by the recital of the national anthem to mark the 11th year of the national occasion.
The UAE Flag Day is a national campaign launched in 2013 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, as a reminder of the achievements of the founding fathers of the UAE.
Emirates Islamic marks Flag Day
Emirates Islamic, one of the leading Islamic financial institutions in the UAE, today marked UAE Flag Day with a ceremony at its headquarters in Dubai Healthcare City. Farid Al Mulla, Chief Executive Officer at Emirates Islamic together with members of the senior management and staff of the bank gathered to raise the national flag and recite the UAE National Anthem. Celebrations were also hosted at the bank’s Abu Dhabi head branch.
Emirates Islamic joins the rest of the nation in marking UAE Flag Day. The day is a national occasion that offers Emiratis and UAE residents an opportunity to reflect on the success of the country and to remember the inspiring and untiring efforts of the founding fathers of the UAE who built this great nation.
Flag Day marked in Sharjah
Alef Group marked UAE Flag Day with a remarkable gathering of its employees at Al Mamsha, Sharjah.
During the event, CEO Mr Issa Ataya led proceedings as he hoisted the UAE flag, joined by staff members who proudly draped themselves in the nation’s colours.
The occasion was a celebration of the UAE’s accomplishments across various domains. It aimed to foster a sense of unity and community while encouraging contributions to the nation’s continued growth and prosperity. The event was a fitting tribute to the Emirati Union and a gesture of the national duty to honour and celebrate the UAE’s remarkable journey.