Dubai, UAE; November 3, 2014: The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate’s dedicated Authority for culture, arts, and heritage, marked the ‘Flag Day,’ launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to celebrate the Accession Day of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE.
Dubai Culture organised special events where the UAE flags were hoisted in the presence of Saeed Al Nabouda, Acting Director General at the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority, at Al Shindagha and at Dubai Public Library in Hor Al Anz by Dr. Salah Abdul Aziz Al Qassim, Advisor, Dubai Culture & Arts Authority in the presence of Dubai Culture managers and employees. The Heritage team at the Authority also had several interesting activities at all heritage sites which included distribution of the UAE flags to the public, putting up a large flag and hoisting a huge sail at the Diving Village.
The participation in the ‘Flag Day’ underlines Dubai Culture’s commitment to support initiatives that contribute to strengthening the UAE national identity. The Flag Day represents an unmatched opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the UAE and its future vision across various levels, which serve as a source of pride for the UAE citizens.
As part of ‘Flag Day,’ all federal and local government entities were instructed to hoist the UAE flag on November 3, at 12pm, highlighting the nation’s unity under one umbrella.