Suhail Al Mazrouei: The anniversary of the unification of our armed forces is a remarkable day in the history of the UAE
Friday, May 05, 2017
H.E. Suhail Al-Mazrouei, the Minister of Energy affirmed that the anniversary of the unification of our armed forces is a remarkable day in the history of the UAE, which is full of achievements, and as a medal on the chest of every citizen to be proud of it.
In a speech on this occasion, His Excellency said that the decision to unify the armed forces under one command and one flag on May 6, 1976 was taken by the late founder of UAE Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his brothers the members of the Supreme Council of the Union. This unification has consolidated the pillars of the UAE union, and contributed to the promotion of the comprehensive renaissance witnessed by UAE.
HE extended, his highest congratulations and greetings to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and also to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and to their brothers, the Rulers of the UAE, and to officers and members of the Armed Forces on this occasion of the 41st anniversary of the unification of the Armed Forces.
HE added:” Our Armed Forces are the men's factory, the safe fence and the fortified fortress of our advancement and progress, and of the country's prosperity. He pointed out that the wise leadership, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the UAE, is following the wise approach of our founding fathers in strengthening and modernizing our Armed Forces until it reached the stages of world excellence that every citizen of UAE is proud of it.