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Sat - 03 Nov 2018 - 05:51 AM ،،،


 The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) Flag Day is a national occasion where people of the UAE remember the efforts of the founders of their State, Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Rashid, and their brothers who sacrificed everything for the sake of their nation. It is a day when the national spirit is renewed, and an occasion to reflect on the achievements of the era of the President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

The UAE flag represents meanings of justice peace, tolerance, power and moderation, under which all Emiratis live a decent life and enjoy security and stability. This comes in continuation of the legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The Flag Day marks the anniversary of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan becoming the president in 2004. Every year on November 3 people in the Emirates celebrate this national occasion, in which they reaffirm their allegiance to the UAE flag, which is a symbol of the country’s unity and greatness and represents their aspirations for a better future.

On this day, Emiratis across the UAE sing the country’s national Anthem and host the flag atop their buildings and at their backyards. They organize a gala at their new headquarters and salute the flag in the reflection of their belonging to their homeland, their loyalty to their prudent leadership and in glorification of the country’s national symbols. They organize a number of lectures and competitions about the history of the flag, its colors, and elements of national identity in addition to awareness messages, tweets, and constant updates through social media channels.