Sheikh Mohammed pays tribute to UAE martyrs
By Staff emirates247
Published Tuesday, November 29, 2016
On the UAE Commemoration Day, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid tribute to those who died performing their national duties at home and abroad in civil, military and humanitarian fields.
In recognition of their bravery, sacrifices, loyalty and dedication, the United Arab Emirates observes the UAE Commemoration Day every year on the 30th of November.
In his column at the Nation Shield magazine, His Highness said that the Commemoration Day is a time to remember our brothers and sons that paid with their bloods and protected the country.
Sheikh Mohammed also expressed his appreciation for all the branches of the UAE Armed Forces, security departments and humanitarian efforts.
His Highness said that the Commemoration Day is the beginning of a new era in the UAE, an era of sacrifice for the country, an era of giving all that people have for its future, of a strong relationship between citizens and leaders, an era of uniting to preserve the country’s security and stability.
Sheikh Mohammed also said, “We vow this day to be loyal to our martyrs and to be like fathers to their sons. We vow that as we continue on our path, we shall always be grateful for their sacrifice and we shall preserve their memory forever.”
Vice President also expressed his gratitude to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan for their unlimited support for the martyrs’ families.