An exceptional celebration of the Flag Day coinciding with the 50th year
AAU family celebrated Flag Day in its both campuses, Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, which marks on 3rd of November,the day reminds of H.H Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s accession as the President of the United Arab Emirates.
Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh- AAU Chancellor, said that; the celebration of Flag Day represents the highest meanings of national cohesion, belonging and loyalty to the UAE, and pointed out that this year's celebration is exceptional because it coincides with the UAE's celebration of the fiftieth year, which embodies the country's achievements over fifty years. He also expressed his pride of AAU celebrating this occasion annually, which symbolizes the independence of the country and the sovereignty and dignity of the UAE.
Prof. Ghaleb Al-Refae- AAU President, pointed out that the Flag Day is a source of pride for every citizen and resident of the Emirates, and celebrating the day reflects our unity and cohesion, in order to preserve the nation’s achievements, its civilizational and humanitarian gains, where flags are raised up to reflect the interdependence between the leadership and its people.
For his part, Prof. Amer Qassem- AAU Vice President, Abu Dhabi Campus, said that the flag is a symbol of our sovereignty and unity and AAU is keen to participate in the Flag Day celebrations annually as an expression of sincerity and belonging to this generous country.