Dubai: UAE celebrates 4,000 flags on 10th Flag Day a huge portrait of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, was created. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, shared videos and pictures of the portrait at the Flag garden at Jumeirah Kite Beach on Twitter. Flag Garden is the main venue for celebrating days of national importance.
Sheikh Hamdan said that Flag Day embodies the true meaning of belonging and credibility. Dubai Media Council, Government of Media Office (GDMO), Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI), Dubai Press Club (DPC), Brand Dubai, jointly celebrated Flag Day at the Flag Garden on the instructions of Sheikh Hamdan. The Flag Garden will be open for visitors till December 15.
Police Commander in Chief Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri hoisted the flag at the Police Headquarters on the occasion of National Flag Day. Senior officers of police, general directors, employees and others participated in the function. Al Marri raised the flag to the accompaniment of the National Anthem led by various police officers and Hemaya students.
Flag Day is celebrated as a tribute to the leadership that has brought the UAE to global prominence. True citizenship is to protect the motherland. He said that the national flag will be hoisted as a symbol of the country’s sovereignty.
National Flag Day was celebrated with colorful programs at Flag Island in Sharjah. The main attraction of the program was the air show organized by the Air Force. The Military Band Academy of Police Sciences also participated in the Flag Day celebrations and sang the National Anthem. Sheikh Salim bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Office of the Ruler of Sharjah, and many government officials participated in the celebration.
“Flag Day celebrations strengthen unity and coexistence among the citizens and residents of the country. “Flag Day is celebrated to commemorate the founding rulers of the UAE and to celebrate great achievements,” said Khalid Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah National Day Celebration Committee.
As part of the Flag Day celebrations, various programs were organized under the leadership of the committee. As part of the 51st National Day, the committee has planned various celebrations from the 24th of this month. Various celebrations will be held at places like Al Majaz Amphitheater, Sharjah National Park and the Holy Village of Al Hamria.