Zayed University Celebrates the UAE Flag Day

04 Nov 2015

Coinciding with the anniversary of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s assumption of office as the leader of the country, Zayed University (ZU) celebrated the UAE Flag Day yesterday (Tuesday) on both its campuses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

The UAE Flag Day was marked and celebrated in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who has called on all members of the UAE community to launch a nationwide campaign to reaffirm allegiance to the UAE flag, which is a symbol of the country’s unity and greatness and represents our aspirations for a better future for the people of the UAE.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed had stated earlier: “The UAE Flag Day is a national occasion where we remember the efforts of our founders Zayed and Rashid and their brothers who sacrificed everything for the sake of our nation. We are continuing our march under the leadership of my brother His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE to become one of the leading nations of the world.”  

With the participation of hundreds of faculty members, administrators and students and during the National Anthem, Dr. Fatima Al Darmaki, Assistant Provost for the Students Affairs raised the UAE flag up high with Afraa Al Mutairi and Saad Al Wadami, Zayed University students and Presidents of the Student Council, at the central courtyard in Abu Dhabi campus.

The ceremony was also attended by Dr. Marilyn Roberts, Acting Provost of Zayed University, Dr. Abdel Mohsen Onsy, Associate Provost and Chief Academic Office, and Shamsa Al Taie, Director of Students Affairs at Abu Dhabi campus.

Sadiq AlMulla, Chief Administration and Finance Officer also raised the UAE flag high on Dubai campus in the presence of university officials as well as crowds of students.

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