His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has raised the UAE flag at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court on the occasion of Flag Day, marked annually on 3 November.
His Highness emphasised that Flag Day is a treasured national occasion that the UAE celebrates with great pride because it symbolises the UAE’s values of unity and cohesion. His Highness highlighted that the journey of progress established by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan continues towards a bright future thanks to the wisdom of the UAE leadership and its efforts to achieve prosperity for the nation and its people. His Highness reaffirmed that the UAE flag will always be raised high to bear witness to the achievements of the founding fathers in establishing a unified nation that continues to achieve the aspirations of its people.
The flag-raising ceremony featured the UAE national anthem and was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court; His Excellency Jassem Mohamed Bu Ataba Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Department of Finance; His Excellency Dr. Mugheer Khamis Al Khaili, Chairman of the Department of Community Development; His Excellency Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei, Commander-in-Chief of Abu Dhabi Police; His Excellency Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of the Department of Culture and Tourism; His Excellency Eng Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Department of Energy; Her Excellency Sara Awadh Musallam, and Chairperson of Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge; His Excellency Ahmed Jassem Al Zaabi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development; His Excellency Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mansoori, Chairman of the Department of Health; His Excellency Ahmed Tamim Al Kuttab, Chairman of the Department of Government Enablement; His Excellency Saif Saeed Ghobash, Secretary General of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council; and a number of senior officials and employees of Abu Dhabi Government.