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Dubai Civil Defence Celebrates Flag Day



Department of Dubai Civil Defence has celebrated, in the presence of the department’s Director General Maj.Gen.Expert Rashid Thani ALMatrooshi, the Flag Day which coincides with the anniversary of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed ALnahyan ‘s assumption of office as the leader of the country.

The event began with a recitation of some verses from the Holy Quran, followed by a Maj.Gen. Expert’s speech, in which he stated:

“ Marking the Flag Day makes us feel proud of the remarkable achievements of our total development march under the leadership of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed ALnayhan, president of the State, that led UAE to occupies higher position among other nations of the world. UAE delivers best human and civilizational models, and became a magnetic hub for investors and developers from across the globe regardless of their nationality, religion, sex or language as well as international creative platform able to accommodate latest technological developments in different fields).

He added:

Celebrating the Flag Day is suitable occasion to entrench the Flag’s proudness culture as it is considered as a symbol for close bold and love for country, an incentive to unleash initiatives and accomplish more achievements following the paths of the founders fathers who dedicated their lives to make UAE which prevails today.

And as H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid says:

“We take the opportunity of celebrating this day to remember the founders who raised the flag for the first time . and also remember their sacrifices which made it raised high for the last four decades, and remember the achievements which made the UAE became one of the leading nations of the world”.

Civil Defense’s Senior officers and a fire team were lined up in front of ALQusais fire station at 12 noon on Tuesday,Nov. 3, to celebrate raising the flag while playing recorded music of national anthem. Flag raising ceremony was attended by Brig. Salem Khalifa ALMugrab Assist director General for Resources & Services Affairs, Col.Gamal Bin Aadid,director of financial affairs department, Col. Rashid Khalifa ALBuflasa, director’s of Director General office, Departments Directors, fire stations directors , military and civil employees. Event includes also in addition to the speeches of allegiance reaffirmations a national odes delivered by school boys.

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