UAE observes one-minute silence on Commemoration Day

Public and private sectors observed a moment of silence and quiet prayer to mark the UAE’s second Commemoration Day

  • Dr. Hamad Al Ghaferi, Director General of National Rehabilitation Center in Abu Dhabi and employees offer a miImage Credit: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News
  • Editorial staff at Gulf News observing one minute of silence to mark Commemoration Day Image Credit: Devadasan KP/Gulf News
  • Editorial staff at Gulf News observing one minute of silence to mark Commemoration Day Image Credit: Devadasan KP/Gulf News
  • Members of Pakistan Association mark the Commemmoration Day with one minute of silent prayerImage Credit: Atiq Ur Rehman/Gulf News

Dubai: The UAE observed a one-minute silence on Wednesday at 11.30am as a solemn mark of respect for the brave sons of the UAE who gave their life in the service of this nation.

Public and private sectors observed a moment of silence and quiet prayer to mark the UAE’s second Commemoration Day that focuses on country’s heroes who will forever be remembered for their sacrifices, courage and nationalism.

Flags across the UAE were flown at half-mast from 8am, and were raised again at 11.31am.as a solemn mark of respect for the brave sons of the UAE, who will forever be remembered for their courage and nationalism.as a solemn mark of respect for the brave sons of the UAE, who will forever be remembered for their courage and nationalism.

The date also coincides with the opening of Wahat Al Karama, the national martyrs’ monument adjacent to the Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.

 

 

 

 

 

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