H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, said that the nation rises through the sacrifices of its martyrs, who have given their lives to defend the country’s achievements, values and principles, and have devoted themselves to pursuing the UAE’s journey and raising its flag high.
In a statement to “Nation Shield,” the UAE Armed Forces’ magazine, on the occasion of Commemoration Day (30th November), Sheikh Saud stressed that the martyrs’ sacrifices will always remain noble values that will inspire future generations and strengthen their sense of patriotism.
“Allah Almighty has blessed the UAE’s loyal citizens who are devoted to defending their country and people and have vowed to sacrifice everything to protect the country’s stature as a beacon of peace, stability and development,” Sheikh Saud said.
“We extend our respect to the country’s martyrs, the icons of patriotism, dignity and sacrifice, and the beacons that light the process of national development. The sacrifices of the UAE’s martyrs will remain noble values that will inspire future generations and strengthen their sense of patriotism.
“Commemoration Day is a day that inspires us to continue our determination to pursue the journey of giving, progress and prosperity. On this day, we salute our Armed Forces, the shields of our country and the protectors of the Union.
“May the UAE’s martyrs rest in peace. We pray to Allah Almighty to grant the country further safety and security.”