Photos: Sheikh Mohamed attends March of the Union in UAE
Abu Dhabi - The march, held as part of the National Day celebrations, was organised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday attended the March of the Union, as part of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2018 in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi.
The march, held as part of the National Day celebrations, was organised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs.
Also participating in the march were several tribes, representing various emirates and regions of the UAE, who expressed their pride and joy at the 47th National Day and, in the UAE leadership.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed expressed his joy and pride in this national gathering representing the nation's tribes and cohesiveness. He said that the March of the Union represents a message of love and pride in the UAE's history and heritage, as well as the values embedded in UAE society by the Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
"The march of our tribesmen is an honourable national image where they express their loyalty and belonging to homeland, their faith in their unity, their cohesion and their national values, which they continue to carry forward in the nation's journey of progress and excellence," Sheikh Mohamed said.
"Our nation has its own identity, culture and heritage, of which we are proud. We cherish the UAE's heritage, and the inherent values embedded within our community, and we continue to strive to preserve our unity and progress for future generations."
A number of tribesmen from across the nation renewed their loyalty to the homeland and the UAE leadership, expressing their well wishes to the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Their Highnesses Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates.
The march was also attended by Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah; and Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region; and a number of ministers, dignitaries and officials.