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MARTYRS - COMMEMORATION DAY

UAE Commemoration Day: VP, Mohamed bin Zayed, Rulers attend Commemoration Day celebrations

Posted on 01/12/2016

Their Highnesses Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and other rulers of the emirates toured the memorial site (Wahat Al Karama) where they heard from Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohamed Al Nahyan, Director of the Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, about the features of the site. He said the site includes the Memorial Plaza, a large open area of over 4,000 square metres which will host the annual Commemoration Day ceremony. A circular ...  >>MORE

UAE Commemoration Day.. VP orders establishment of monument for Emirati martyrs in Dubai

Posted on 01/12/2016

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has ordered the establishment of a monument for the UAE martyrs in the Emirate of Dubai. The monument will be inaugurated next year on the Commemoration Day. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid directed the construction of monument that should honour and reflect the sacrifices of the martyrs, and also inculcate their martyrdom in the minds of future generations. "Commemorating Emirati martyrs ...  >>MORE

UAE Commemoration Day: UAQ Ruler pays tribute to martyrs, inaugurates martyrs’ memorial monument

Posted on 01/12/2016

The sacrifices of the martyrs of the UAE Armed Forces embody loyalty and allegiance to the leadership and the nation founded by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, said H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain, at the inauguration of the martyrs' memorial monument at Square Martyrs in Umm al-Qaiwain. The martyrs are symbols of sacrifice, true reflection of the nation's unity and cohesion in the face of greed that targets the homeland, he ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid adds tolerance to strategy for national identity, UAE Commemoration Day

Posted on 30/11/2016

ABU DHABI, 30th November, 2016 (WAM)-- The UAE's national events are an annual occasion for all of us to teach our young generations to love the UAE and to be dedicated to their country and its prosperity, affirmed His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, while he presided over a Cabinet meeting during which he added tolerance as a fifth key pillar to a five-year strategic plan for national identity. "Under the ...  >>MORE

Sheikha Fatima visits Wahat Al Karama memorial site, praises UAE martyrs

Posted on 29/11/2016

H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, lauded the sacrifices of the UAE martyrs who died while defending their country and safeguarding regional security and stability. "The loss of our brave servicemen is painful to us and to their families. Despite the great loss, we are proud of them and of their heroism," H.H. Sheikha Fatima said ...  >>MORE

Mohamed bin Zayed announces official name of Martyr's Memorial Site

Posted on 24/11/2016

The memorial site created to honour the UAE's brave heroes is be named "Wahat Al Karama" (Oasis of Dignity), His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, announced during a visit to the site, located to the east of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi. H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the site will be a landmark that reflects the UAE's pride in the sacrifices made by its heroes, and ...  >>MORE

#The_UAE_Remembers campaign begins to mark Commemoration Day on 30th November

Posted on 06/11/2016

#The_UAE_Remembers campaign, organised by the Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, was launched today in the run-up to the UAE's annual Commemoration Day on 30th November. The campaign will enable the country's people to show their respect and gratitude to those members of the UAE society who died to ensure the safety and security of the nation. It is also an opportunity for the nation's diverse communities to show their support and stand with the country's ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince expresses pride in UAE martyrs on Commemoration Day

Posted on 01/12/2015

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has expressed pride in the UAE martyrs and said their memory will be perpetuated for sacrificing their lives for their country. In a televised statement on the occasion of the Commemoration Day (Martyrs Day), H.H Sheikh Mohamed said, "This is the day of loyalty to people of loyalty. This is the day of expressing appreciation and gratitude to people of sacrifice and ...  >>MORE

#UAE_Martyrs_Day: The memory of our heroes will always live: paper

Posted on 01/12/2015

A UAE paper has said that Monday is the first Commemoration Day on which we remember the fallen heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of the country. As the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan said on Sunday, it is through such heroic acts, heart breaking though they may be, that "we build the strength and glory and pride of our nation in the current and future generations". "As the flag is lowered across the country, we will remember and mourn our fallen ...  >>MORE

#UAE_Martyrs_Day: Soldiers rewrite Emirati history: paper

Posted on 01/12/2015

A UAE paper has said that 'the granite base of a soldier is sacrifice'. Emirati servicemen have proved that dictum in historic measure. When a soldier goes to war, he knows that life will never be the same again. Gone are the creature comforts of home, the outings with family, the endless sessions with friends, shopping, strolling along the beach or in a mall, going for a long drive. Instead, he has to reckon with the stark realities of a harsh, chancy life: battling it out on tough terrain, ...  >>MORE

Sharjah Ruler unveils memorial to the country’s fallen heroes

Posted on 01/12/2015

Emiratis turned out in large numbers to pay their respects at the unveiling of a monument dedicated to the martyrs of the emirate, and the country. Abdullah Al Tenaiji watched the inauguration of the monument to mark the first Commemoration Day on Monday in honour of the UAE's fallen soldiers as a mark of respect for his cousin Hassan Mohammed Hassan Al Tenaiji, who died in Yemen while serving with coalition forces. "It's a day of pride for us, our brothers have sacrificed their lives to ...  >>MORE

Poetry Academy, Martyrs' Family Affairs Office launch book of poems in honour of UAE martyrs

Posted on 01/12/2015

The Poetry Academy at the Abu Dhabi's Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee, in association with the Martyrs' Family Affairs Office (MFAO) at the Court of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, has launched a book of poems that commemorates the sacrifices of the nation's heroes. The book aims to highlight the pride and appreciation of the UAE leadership and the people for the sacrifices of the heroes in the service of the nation. Mr Sultan Al Amimi, Director of the Academy of Poetry, explained ...  >>MORE

Interior Minister says martyrs went for one of the two best things: victory or martyrdom

Posted on 01/12/2015

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has expressed pride in the UAE martyrs and praised them for going the path to an all-out win where they get one of the two best things: victory or martyrdom in response to the call of duty to defend Allah's religion, homeland and legitimacy in brotherly countries. In a statement on the occasion of Commemoration Day (Martyrs Day), H.H. Sheikh Saif said, "The martyrs' names, sacrifices and ...  >>MORE

Commemoration Day statement by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Posted on 30/11/2015

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, has issued a statement on the occasion of the first Martyrs' Day on 30th November 2015. Following is the statement in full: "Martyrs' Day is a landmark national occasion in our country; a day on which we are inspired by the patriotism of our heroes, take them as our role models in the defence of our dear homeland, and pray to Almighty God to rest their souls in Paradise, granting patience and solace to ...  >>MORE

Brave heroes appreciated and respected on Commemoration Day Vice President

Posted on 30/11/2015

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday confirmed that Commemoration Day is the beginning of a new era in the UAE, an era which is full of sacrifice by every precious thing for the sake of the homeland, its future, as well as enhance solidarity with its leadership in order to preserve its security, stability and interests. In his speech on the occasion of Commemoration Day, which falls on November 30th every year, H.H. ...  >>MORE

Sharjah Ruler: Martyrs are in our hearts #UAE_Martyrs_Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah has lauded the noble stance of the UAE leadership in joining the Arab Coalition and supporting the righteousness in Yemen. In a statement made today to mark the Commemoration Day, Sheikh Sultan said the UAE martyrs have special place in the hearts of all Emiratis. "Some might say, why should sacrifice our own blood for Yemen. I say to them, imagine if this evil force in Yemen reached us. They are guided ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan: Statement on the occasion of Commemoration Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has said that our national anniversaries are a reflection of our achievements and gains, with each one of them carrying honourable significance. "The anniversary we mark today represents the noblest values of patriotism, loyalty, belonging and dedication: Commemoration Day. It is the day of honour and pride, the day to pay tribute to our intrepid martyrs, celebrating ...  >>MORE

Fatima bint Mubarak: Commemoration Day /Martyrs' Day/ is a historical day for all Emiratis #UAE_Martyrs_Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, GWU, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, FDF, and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, has said that Commemoration Day is a historical day for all the sons and daughters of the nation, and a day that the mothers of martyrs and their families will remember for all eternity. In a speech on the occasion of Commemoration Day, which is marked on November 30th, H.H. Sheikha ...  >>MORE

Sultan Al Jaber statement on #UAE_Martyrs_Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State, Chairman of the National Media Council (NMC), has said that values such as loyalty and dedication are inherent in the UAE society and enshrined in the directives of the UAE leadership. He said in statement on the Commemoration Day (Martyr's Day) that these qualities are cherished by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ...  >>MORE

Long live UAE, haven of love and peace: Mansour bin Zayed #UAE_Martyrs_Day ..

Posted on 30/11/2015

H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, has said that 30th of November is a day that embodies community synergy values, which are growing whenever the country notices danger or is targeted. It is also a day to express strong solidarity to the people of the UAE and its cohesion with the leadership's willingness to make sacrifices to promote the country's stature. Speaking on the occasion of Commemoration Day (Martyrs' Day), November ...  >>MORE

Statement of Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Secretary-General of Abu Dhabi Executive Council on Martyrs’ Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Secretary-General of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council stated that the Martyrs' Day, marked on the 30th November of each year as per the directives by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, may God save and bless him, embodies the wise leadership's recognition and pride of the sacrifices of the UAE people for the sake of their homeland. He affirmed in a statement the martyrs' courage and bravery, which will always remain engraved in the ...  >>MORE

Statement on Commemoration Day, issued by the Emirates News Agency, WAM

Posted on 30/11/2015

#UAE_Martyrs_Day On Monday, November the 30th, the UAE will observe the first Martyrs' Day, which President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has designated as the annual day of commemoration of martyrs, and a way to recognise and commemorate the sacrifices, benevolence and generosity of the martyrs and sons of this nation who gave their lives to ensure that the flag of the United Arab Emirates remains flying high by fulfilling their duties toward their country at home and abroad ...  >>MORE

Central Bank to issue commemorative silver coin to celebrate Commemoration Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

The Central Bank of the UAE has said that it will issue a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of Commemoration Day (Martyrs' Day), which is celebrated tomorrow. The bank in a statement has said that in appreciation of decision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to declare 30th November of each year as Martyrs' Day to commemorate and express gratitude to "our heroic martyrs and dutiful sons", who have made the ultimate sacrifice in order to protect their country ...  >>MORE

Tawazun commission’s art piece as memorial for Commemoration Day

Posted on 30/11/2015

Tawazun Holding has commissioned a unique art piece to mark Commemoration Day (Martyrs' Day), which is observed tomorrow, 30th November. The employees of Tawazun Holding gathered at the company's headquarters yesterday to take a quiet moment to remember and reflect on the past and present brave souls that have given their lives for the safety and security of the UAE and its people. The focal point of the remembrance was an art piece created by Maitha Demithan, a talented, young Emirati ...  >>MORE

Presidential Affairs Ministry: Flying the UAE flag at half-mast on November 30th

Posted on 25/11/2015

In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to declare the 30th of November of each year as Martyrs' Day, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs has decided that the UAE flag will be flown at half-mast in all government departments and institutions across the country on November 30th, from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.. The United Arab Emirates marks the 30th of November every year in memory of and in tribute to the sacrifices made by the nation's ...  >>MORE

UAE’s fallen servicemen to be honoured at Zayed Heritage Festival

Posted on 19/11/2015

The Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival this year will pay tribute to the country's fallen servicemen with a special exhibition. The event, which starts on Thursday, will feature the Martyrs of the Nation exhibition, which will honour the soldiers who have given their life for their country. This will form part of the Memories of a Nation area of the festival, which will showcase the historic images and documents depicting Sheikh Zayed's efforts to build the country. Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan, ...  >>MORE

MFAO announces location of memorial for nation’s heroes in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 17/11/2015

Following the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to build a memorial to honour the nation's heroes, the Martyrs' Families' Affairs Office, MFAO, at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, has announced that the memorial would be located near the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque on the eastern side of Sheikh Zayed Road in Abu Dhabi. The MFAO, the authority responsible for building the memorial, said ...  >>MORE

Martyr's Day events approved

Posted on 15/11/2015

The Martyrs' Families Affairs Office at Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court has approved the main activities for observing the first anniversary of the Martyr's Day on 30th November. The move is an attempt to unify special national events for the Martyr's Day so that they match the importance of this national occasion, which celebrates the lives of Emirati sons who had made the supreme sacrifice to ensure the security, stability and safety of the UAE. The office said the main activities will be ...  >>MORE

UAE Martyrs’ Day logo unveiled

Posted on 27/10/2015

The martyrs' families affairs office at the Court of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince has approved the official logo for Martyrs' Day, which will be observed in the country on November 30. The office said that the launch of a unified logo for Martyrs' Day comes as part of its plan which includes a variety of events and activities that exemplify the interaction of the UAE society to commemorate martyrs and to immortalise their sacrifice. The office will design all special commemorative materials and ...  >>MORE

National Day and Martyrs' Day holidays announced for ministries and federal departments

Posted on 27/10/2015

The National Day and Martyrs' Day's holidays for employees of ministries and federal government departments will begin on Tuesday, 1st December, with work resuming on Sunday, 6th December, according to a circular issued by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources. On the occasions, the authority extended its greetings to the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ...  >>MORE

ERC launches 'UAE Martyrs' development initiative

Posted on 10/09/2015

On the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC), an initiative to carry out development projects has been launched by the authority to commemorate the Emirati martyrs who died while performing their national duty in the course of their participation in the Arab coalition's Operation Restoring Hope in Yemen. As part of the 'UAE Martyrs' initiative, the ERC opened a camp for the ...  >>MORE

Martyrs’ Day marks UAE wise leadership’s appreciation of sacrifices made by Emiratis for duty and justice: Dr. Jamal Al-Suwaidi

Posted on 25/08/2015

Dr. Jamal Sanad Al-Suwaidi, Director-General of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research, ECSSR, has said that the UAE's wise leadership is proud of the sacrifices made by Emirati citizens in the line of duty during the ongoing struggle for justice. "Sacrifices such as these keep the country's flag flying high, help the UAE remain a symbol of virtue and maintain its deep-rooted principles of offering support to brotherly nations in times of crises and challenges," he said in a ...  >>MORE

Martyr's Day honours Emirati martyrs, highlights themes of truth: Lubna Al Qasimi

Posted on 21/08/2015

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, MICAD, and President of Zayed University, has thanked President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his directives to observe the 30th of November every year as 'Martyr's Day' in memory of and in tribute to the sacrifices offered by the nation's martyrs. "The honour of our wise leadership to those who have sacrificed their lives to safeguard the destiny of our homeland against the forces ...  >>MORE

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UAE Commemoration Day: VP, Mohamed bin Zayed, Rulers attend Commemoration Day celebrations


UAE Commemoration Day.. VP orders establishment of monument for Emirati martyrs in Dubai


UAE Commemoration Day: UAQ Ruler pays tribute to martyrs, inaugurates martyrs’ memorial monument


Mohammed bin Rashid adds tolerance to strategy for national identity, UAE Commemoration Day


Sheikha Fatima visits Wahat Al Karama memorial site, praises UAE martyrs


Mohamed bin Zayed announces official name of Martyr's Memorial Site


#The_UAE_Remembers campaign begins to mark Commemoration Day on 30th November


Abu Dhabi Crown Prince expresses pride in UAE martyrs on Commemoration Day


#UAE_Martyrs_Day: The memory of our heroes will always live: paper


#UAE_Martyrs_Day: Soldiers rewrite Emirati history: paper


Sharjah Ruler unveils memorial to the country’s fallen heroes


Poetry Academy, Martyrs' Family Affairs Office launch book of poems in honour of UAE martyrs


Interior Minister says martyrs went for one of the two best things: victory or martyrdom


Commemoration Day statement by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan


Brave heroes appreciated and respected on Commemoration Day Vice President


Sharjah Ruler: Martyrs are in our hearts #UAE_Martyrs_Day


Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan: Statement on the occasion of Commemoration Day


Fatima bint Mubarak: Commemoration Day /Martyrs' Day/ is a historical day for all Emiratis #UAE_Martyrs_Day


Sultan Al Jaber statement on #UAE_Martyrs_Day


Long live UAE, haven of love and peace: Mansour bin Zayed #UAE_Martyrs_Day ..


Statement of Dr. Ahmed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Secretary-General of Abu Dhabi Executive Council on Martyrs’ Day


Statement on Commemoration Day, issued by the Emirates News Agency, WAM


Central Bank to issue commemorative silver coin to celebrate Commemoration Day


Tawazun commission’s art piece as memorial for Commemoration Day


Presidential Affairs Ministry: Flying the UAE flag at half-mast on November 30th


UAE’s fallen servicemen to be honoured at Zayed Heritage Festival


MFAO announces location of memorial for nation’s heroes in Abu Dhabi


Martyr's Day events approved


UAE Martyrs’ Day logo unveiled


National Day and Martyrs' Day holidays announced for ministries and federal departments


ERC launches 'UAE Martyrs' development initiative


Martyrs’ Day marks UAE wise leadership’s appreciation of sacrifices made by Emiratis for duty and justice: Dr. Jamal Al-Suwaidi


Martyr's Day honours Emirati martyrs, highlights themes of truth: Lubna Al Qasimi