Dubai: As the nation celebrates the 52nd Union Day on December 2, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, emphasized that the UAE, under the President’s leadership His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan charted a course towards new global horizons, guided by wise vision and determination, and with faith in the promising journey that lay ahead.
In a tweet from his official X account, Sheikh Mohammed said: “Today marks the beginning of a new federal year, commemorating 52 years since the founding of our union. The Union, in its journey, has not only shaped its people but has also propelled the development of the nation and established its rightful place among the nations of the world. During this time, he has created a dignified and loving life for the people of the Union and has charted a path to a bright future for new generations.”
“In a spirit of unity, our visionary founders came together, and may God bless their souls, as they united their hearts and efforts. Likewise, thousands of teams work tirelessly in this blessed and beloved land, driven by sincerity and unwavering dedication,” Sheikh Mohammed added.
“In a spirit of unity, today Mohammed Bin Zayed and his brothers chart a course towards new global horizons, guided by their vision and determination, and with faith in the promising journey that awaits them,” Sheikh Mohammed tweeted.
The official Union Day ceremony, scheduled for December 2, will be held at Expo City in Dubai. This major event promises to weave an inspiring narrative of unity and collective action, showcasing the UAE’s remarkable sustainability journey from its formation in 1971 to the present.
Coinciding with COP28 and the Year of Sustainability, the ceremony will feature innovative technologies and impressive projections. It will vividly portray the rich heritage of the UAE and the enduring themes of unity and sustainability throughout history, symbolized through the art of Sadu weaving.
The ceremony will take viewers on a journey through the roots of Emirati culture and heritage, illustrating the legacy of ancestors and the harmonious relationship between tradition and technology. This reflects the UAE’s commitment to nurturing and preserving our interconnected world.
Through captivating performances and powerful storytelling, the event will shed light on the UAE’s vision of a sustainable future shared with the world. This includes climate adaptation, innovative problem solving and collective action, all driven by inspiring people in the UAE and around the world.
The official Union Day ceremony will be broadcast live on December 2 on all local television channels and can also be viewed on the official website www.UnionDay.ae.