Thu 01-11-2018 19:49 PM
SHARJAH, 1st November, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, on Thursday morning, attended the UAE Flag Day celebrations in the emirate of Sharjah organised by the Committee of the 47th UAE National Day Celebration, at the Flag Island.
The UAE Flag Day, which falls on 3rd November each year, coincides with the UAE’s celebration of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s accession.
The celebration was attended by a number of top officials, other dignitaries and school students.
Sharjah’s Flag Day celebration consists of a number of various folklore activities and musical performance, which represent the UAE’s heritage and aim to promote the values of love and tolerance between the different sectors of the UAE society.
Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Head of the Higher Committee of 47th National Day Celebrations in Sharjah, stressed the importance of celebrating this occasion, which is the day of cohesion between the people and the leadership.
Al Midfa has further added that celebrating Flag Day reflects the loyalty, belonging, cohesion and unity among the people of the UAE.
Expressing his pride on this special occasion, Al Midfa congratulated the wise leadership, highlighting the ties of unity, peace, and love between the people and the leadership. Al Midfa congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa, who follows in the footsteps of the Founder, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.