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43 years of allegiance and loyalty
- 11/25/2014
The 2nd of December, will commemorate the 43rd anniversary of the founding of the UAE, which is a treasured occasion for both Emiratis and expatriates to reaffirm their allegiance and gratitude to the nation and its wise leadership.

National festive across the country
The 2nd of December of each year marks the UAE’s national Day as an independent nation. In this day the late Shiekh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the founding fathers, may Allah rest their souls in eternal peace, led the way which changed the future of a nation and put it on the road to success. They were determined to establish the UAE federation. At first the UAE was a federation of six emirates- Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah , Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah. The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah was joined a year later in 1972 forming the seven emirates federation. The first president of the federation was Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan , who hoisted the UAE’s flag for the first time at the Jumeirah Palace in Dubai.

Development March
Under the prudent leadership of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, may God protect him, and His brother H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the UAE is witnessing remarkable success at all levels and sectors. In a short span of time, the UAE has achieved fundamental progress in all spans of life, to be on a par with the most advanced countries.

November 25
To mark this occasion, ADGAS celebrations kicked off in the November 25, 2014. ADGAS celebrations aim to highlight the UAE's outstanding story of progress since the unity of its Emirates in 1971.

For further information:
http://www.uaenationalday.ae/en/pages/default.aspx

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