H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, said that the UAE’s 51st National Day highlights five decades of determination that enabled the UAE to overcome all types of challenges facing the region.
“The date, 2nd December, is a great milestone in our history and is celebrated as a national occasion when we commemorate the dreams and ambitions that turned into reality,” he stated.
In his statement the occasion of the 51st UAE National Day, the Fujairah Ruler explained, “On this national occasion, we affirm the Union’s principles that were established by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the Founding Fathers, which are being continued by future generations to strengthen the nation, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
“Ours is a distinguished legacy and country, where everyone has the right to celebrate and commemorate the past, just as we today witness unprecedented overall national achievements.”
He expressed his happiness at witnessing the National Day’s celebrations across all emirates and regions, highlighting the participation of all segments of the community.
H.H. Sheikh Hamad concluded by congratulating the UAE’s leadership and people on the occasion.