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ADFD Delegation Visits Founder’s Memorial to Mark UAE Flag Day

Abu DHabi,01 Nov 2018

In celebration of the UAE Flag Day, a delegation from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, the leading national entity for development aid, visited the Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi. In addition, ADFD employees gathered around the flagpole in front of the Fund’s headquarters, where at 11am, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD, raised the UAE flag to the accompaniment of the national anthem. On the occasion, His Excellency Al Suwaidi expressed his gratitude to the country’s wise leadership – the UAE 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 Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses Members of the Federal Supreme Council. Speaking to ADFD employees, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi said: “We have gathered here today in this very special place to celebrate Flag Day and remember the wisdom and noble achievements of the founding father of the UAE, late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, whose legacy and stewardship are continued to this day by our nation’s leadership.” The UAE Flag Day marks the anniversary of the accession of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the office of the President of the UAE in November 2004.