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Dubai Health Authority Celebrates Flag Day

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United Arab Emirates, Dubai, November 3, 2021:  The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) hoisted today the UAE flag to join the Flag Day celebrations taking place across the country.

The UAE Flag Day marks the accession of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the office as President of the UAE in 2004.

DHA raised the UAE flag to show their pride and appreciation to their homeland. The UAE flag was raised at the DHA headquarters by a DHA doctor and a nurse in the presence of His Excellency Awadh Al Ketbi, Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, senior DHA officials and employees including administrative and medical staff. 

His Excellency Awadh Al Ketbi, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority on his behalf and on behalf of all DHA employees congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE 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; and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, on the occasion.

Al Ketbi said, “This is an occasion that is close to our hearts. We thank the wise leadership of the UAE.  Flag Day is an opportunity for us to reinforce our commitment towards the nation and renew our spirit towards dedication with a motto to continue to overcome challenges and strive for achievements so that the UAE may always remain in the ranks of developed countries, its flag may remain in all international forums, and it may continue to be a distinctive symbol of peace and goodness.”

His Excellency added: “The celebration is even more special as we are also celebrating the spectacular achievements of the UAE over the past 50 years as we move ahead towards more advancements and prosperity. The celebration reflects the solidarity of the people with their wise leaders. It reflects all the achievements we accomplished as a nation and our aspirations for a better future for our future generations and for everyone who lives on this land.”

Dr. Alawi Alsheikh Ali, Deputy Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, said: “National occasions, in addition to the emotions they carry and the sense of patriotism they reflect, are also an important opportunity to enhance the principles of responsibility towards the flag of our country. It’s a time to reflect on what we can do and how we can serve, especially those who are in the health field, as health and wellbeing is paramount and it is an important aspect in our road to global competitiveness.”

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