H.E Suhail Al Mazrouei: "Our Armed Forces are the symbol of our resolve and willpower”
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
His Excellency Suhail bin Muhammad Faraj Fares Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, affirms that the anniversary of the unification of our Armed Forces on the sixth of May of each year will remain a constant history in the memory of the country, and in the conscience of its children, and the symbol of our resolve, willpower and cohesion.
His Excellency said - in a speech on the occasion of the 44th Anniversary of the Unification of the Armed Forces – “On this glorious national occasion, we recall with great pride the will and wisdom of the founding leader, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, May his soul rests in peace, and that of his brothers, the rulers of the Emirates who established the pillars of this firm federal building in a step we realize today its strategic value and supreme importance, as our armed forces have become a shield and a strong fortress protecting our national gains and preserving our federal march.
His Excellency emphasized that our Armed Forces, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, "May Allah protect him", and the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, "May Allah protect him", and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, is a great symbol of our pride and a sure guarantee for the advancement and prosperity of the UAE.
He pointed out that the anniversary of the unification of our Armed Forces this year coincides with exceptional circumstances that the whole world is going through, which demonstrated the highest values of solidarity, unity and defending our homeland in facing the challenges so that our white army embodies our front line of defense as an extension of the principles of our valiant forces in defending the country, and protecting its gains, the citizens and residents of Zayed’s land.
His Excellency said “On this good anniversary, we stand in honor for the souls of our heroic martyrs, whose gifts and sacrifices will continue to be torches of light that illuminate our present and future, and the fountains from which the UAE generations obtain the example and the model of loyalty and belonging to our nation and to our rational leadership”.
* Source: WAM - translated by MOEI