ABU DHABI / WAM
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Sheikhs, attended on Tuesday the ‘March of the Union’ as part of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2019 in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, on the occasion of the 48th National Day.
The march, organised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, drew huge crowds of Emiratis representing various emirates and regions of the UAE, who all expressed their joy at the 48th National Day and pride of their wise leadership under President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Supreme Council Members, Their Highnesses the Rulers of the Emirates.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said the country’s history is a source of ‘pride for our people.
“Today I witnessed the March of the Union, in which the people of the UAE took part on the occasion of the country’s 48th National Day. The strength and cohesion of the UAE people, and their connection to their heritage and the values of their nation’s founders is our source of our happiness and pride.”
The march featured a number of traditional performances, including Emirati dances, music, and horse and camel riding, with the audience cheering and applauding for the spectacular show. A poem was also recited as part of the celebrations, where virtues of patriotism and loyalty to the UAE were recited.