Schools, colleges to remain open during mourning period

Schools, colleges to remain open during mourning period
Picture courtesy: Wam

Abu Dhabi - KHDA has announced that schools and colleges will remain open tomorrow despite mourning Emirati martyrs.



By Wam

Published: Sat 5 Sep 2015, 8:26 AM

Last updated: Sun 6 Sep 2015, 3:10 AM

Bodies of Emirati soldiers, who fell in the line of duty during 'Operation Restore Hope', under the Saudi Arabia-led Arab alliance to support the people of Yemen and their legitimate government, were brought home, onboard a military plane of the UAE Air Force and Air Defence.
KHDA released a statement saying that schools and colleges will remain open despite the mourning period.
"Officials at the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) confirmed that the nation-wide mourning will not affect schools, colleges, and other educational institutions. They will continue to function as usual."

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The military plane carrying the coffins landed at Al Bateen Airport, in the capital, accompanied by a group of Armed Forces officers and non-commissioned officers.

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Senior Armed Forces officers held a special military ceremony at the airport to mark the return of the martyrs' bodies.
The General Command of the UAE Armed Forces on Friday mourned the gallant personnel.

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Watch: Bodies of martyrs arrive in Abu Dhabi
 
Watch: UAE flag in Ajman half down to pay tribute to the martyrs. Video by M. Sajjad/Khaleej Times
 
Watch: UAE flag in Sharjah half down to pay tribute to the martyrs. Video by M. Sajjad/Khaleej Times

Picture courtesy: Wam
Picture courtesy: Wam
Picture courtesy: Wam
Picture courtesy: Wam
Picture courtesy: Wam
Picture courtesy: Wam

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