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HM King Hamad attends ‘Union March’ in Abu Dhabi

Agencies | Abu Dhabi                                                      

The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the UAE President, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Mauritanian President, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, along with shaikhs and UAE guests yesterday took part in the “Union March”, held at Al-Wathba region.

The event was held within the annual Shaikh Zayed Festival, as part of the UAE 52nd National Day. The march, which was organised by the Presidential Office, with the participation of tribesmen from all regions of the UAE, was also attended by their Highnesses the Shaikhs and senior officials.

HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed exchanged greetings with the tribesmen participating in the march as they bypassed the podium, expressing his pride in the UAE people who were performing these authentic national heritage songs, and expressing their feelings of pride, belonging and patriotic spirit towards their motherland.

Tribesmen from various UAE emirates and regions participated in the Union March, expressing their happiness and joy over the 52nd National Day, as well as their pride in the leadership of HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed and members of the Supreme Federal Council.

Patriotism and loyalty

The event featured a lineup of folk and patriotic songs reflecting the participants’ patriotism and loyalty to the UAE leadership. The “Union March” is one the main events of the Shaikh Zayed Festival, held annually during the UAE’s celebration of its National Day. The tribesmen hoisted national flags and chanted patriotic songs, reflecting their joy and pride in belonging to the UAE.