Lubna Al Qasimi: Flag Day reflects sense of belonging to homeland

ABU DHABI, 2nd November, 2015 (WAM) — Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, MICAD, and President of Zayed University, has said that the celebration of Flag Day shows how people are united around a symbol, under the UAE’s wise philosophy and prudent leadership represented by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
In her speech on the occasion of Flag Day, which will be marked tomorrow, Sheikha Lubna noted that this is the day which marks President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan taking over the reins of government. Sheikh Lubna pointed out that the UAE, since then, has become a pivotal state, influencing various areas on the global level and supporting international stability.
She said that the 3rd of November of each year is a day when we renew our pledge to all our leadership and keep the flag as a symbol of the country’s achievement.