A meeting was held yesterday in which all segments of Emirati society were represented. On the agenda of the meeting was the launch of activities, programmes and initiatives to celebrate the 45th UAE National Day.
Shaikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan (Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development) was part of the meeting and made it clear that the National day celebrations depicts the pride the nation has on its achievements as well as their love for the UAE.
Shaikh Nahyan added that the celebrations was also a way of reflecting on their pride in values and principles, the UAE leadership, government and people, in addition pride to their achievements that present a unique civilised model of tolerance, coexistence, development and urbanisation.
The meeting was organized by the ministry and attended by Arab and foreign ambassadors, members of the Higher Organising Committee for the 45th UAE National Celebrations, members of the UAE youth councils, heads of UAE media institutions, music bands and other officials.
Shaikh Nahyan said: “Your presence in this important meeting serves as strong evidence regarding the characteristics of this nation’s march that ensures widespread participation in all community events. This reaffirms our national identity and the growing role played by our country on a regional and international level. On every National Day, we are flooded with honourable memories that make us proud of the role played by the founder of the UAE, the late Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. We are reminded of all that he has given to this nation and what he has built. He led the UAE towards development and growth. As we prepare to celebrate our National Day, we are also expressing our pride in the wise leadership of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan”.
At the end of the meeting, Shaikh Nahyan his gratitude and congratulations to the UAE’s wise leadership and thanked those in attendance for their contributions.