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ADFD Celebrates UAE Flag Day

Abu Dhabi,03 Nov 2019

ADFD the leading national entity for financial development aid, today joined the UAE community in celebrating the UAE Flag Day with traditional fervour.

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 Mohamed 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: “On November 3 every year, we come together to demonstrate our national spirit and pledge our allegiance to the UAE – it is a day for every citizen and resident to celebrate the country they call home. We pay tribute to the UAE and our leadership that has connected us together in our loyalty and devotion to our beloved and tolerant nation.”

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.