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Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah Celebrating the Values of Pride and Glory on Flag Day November 02,2018

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has said that Flag Day is an occasion to remember the country’s achievements under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Sheikh Saud said, “Today, we are celebrating the values of pride and glory, and it’s an opportunity for us to renew our loyalty and continue achieving the country’s leading accomplishments.”
His Highness was attending the Flag Day Celebrations organized by the 47th National Day Committee in Ras Al Khaimah, with the presence of His Highness Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah. Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and the Crown Prince hoisted the UAE flag Al Qawasim Corniche in Ras Al Khaimah accompanied by school students.

His Highness Sheikh Saud congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and the Rulers of the Emirates, on the national occasion which is an opportunity to show unity and work to further elevate the country.

His Highness expressed his pride in hoisting the flag to commemorate the day His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan became the president of the UAE. H.H. Sheikh Saqr expressed his pride in the wise leadership of H.H. Sheikh Khalifa, and the cohesion of the UAE’s citizens who rally around this flag and the leadership. H.H. Sheikh Saqr also confirmed that the UAE’s flag is a symbol of belonging to this land, and a witness to the strength and determination of the founding fathers. H.H. said: “We will never forget their efforts and determination, and today we continue to spread the message of the UAE of peace and cooperation with people for all walks of life, with our flag as a symbol.”

RAK Crown Prince noted that celebrating the country’s flag reflects its leading international stature under the wise leadership, that provided a decent life for UAE’s citizens and a safe community for its residents.

H.H. The Crown Prince said that this day holds a very emotional and national importance for the citizens of the UAE, as it brings forth the values of unity, loyalty, and cohesion. Hoisting the flag on every house in the UAE is but an expression of the unity of the country and our journey towards a brighter future, filled with achievements.

H.H. The Crown Prince added that celebrating Flag Day is celebrating this symbol of loyalty, belonging, and identity, as well as the achievements of the UAE.

The RAK Crown Prince also congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed; and Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates. H.H. Also congratulated the citizens and residents of the UAE on the memory of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan becoming the President of the UAE, which is celebrated on November 3rd of every year.

The celebrations included activities with the participation of the music band, members of the presidential guard, and students of RAK Schools. It also included a show by the RAK police air-wing unit carrying the UAE flag.

The celebration was attended by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK Customs Department and Chairman of RAKEZ; Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the RAK Petroleum Authority; Sheikh Khalid bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Al Marjan Island Company; Eng. Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Ras al-Khaimah Civil Aviation Department;  Sheikh Abdullah bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Director of the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah's Office; Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Chairman of the Ras al-Khaimah Sports and Cultural Club; Sheikh Marwan Bin Abdul Malik Bin Qaid Al Qasimi, officials, and heads and directors of federal and local departments in Ras al-Khaimah.