Sheikh Mohammed calls on residents to raise UAE flag on November 3


Sheikh Mohammed,  residents, raise, UAE flag, November 3,
FLYING HIGH: Crowds usually gather at Flag Day events to express their love for the UAE.- KT File

Dubai - The UAE marks November 3 as Flag Day every year.


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Published: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 8:00 PM

Last updated: Fri 1 Nov 2019, 8:59 AM

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has called on residents, ministries and government institutions to raise the UAE flag on November 3.
The UAE marks November 3 as Flag Day every year to commemorate the accession of the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Mohammed had introduced the initiative in 2013. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, the UAE Vice-President invited citizens and residents to raise the flag sharp at 11am.  "The UAE flag is a symbol of our unity and sovereignty and we celebrate it on November 3. I invite all our institutions, ministries and schools to raise it at 11am that day.
"We will raise it together as an expression of belonging to the UAE."

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