H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman said that the UAE National Day is a day on which the Emirati people affirm their belief in the Union, and highlights a rich journey of great sacrifices and achievements characterised by strong will and determination.
In a statement to marking the 51st UAE National Day, Sheikh Humaid said, “On this day, we express our pride and appreciation for the UAE and its leadership’s achievements, which have made it a model of a comprehensive renaissance and a distinguished example of a prominent country respected by the entire world.”
He recalled the great legacy of achievements left by the founding leaders, led by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Founding Father, as well as the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, describing him as “an icon of compassion, tolerance, generosity and giving”.
Sheikh Humaid explained that the UAE’s National Day symbolises the honest efforts to provide people with decent lives and good education, adding that, since the establishment of the UAE, the leadership realised that nations are built by handwork and great sacrifices, making social development and equipping citizens with knowledge their first objective.
He extended his best wishes and congratulations to 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, and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, as well as to the UAE people.