The "Martyr's Medal" was handed over to the families of the martyrs Bakhit, Al-Rashidi and Al-Shehhi

Fujairah Ruler and Sheikhs witness Martyr's Day ceremonies in Wahat Al Karama

  • The ruler of Fujairah during his handing over the "Martyr's Medal" to the families of the martyrs Bakhit, Al Rashidi and Al Shehhi.

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His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, witnessed the "Martyr's Day" ceremony, which took place yesterday, in the Oasis of Karama in Abu Dhabi, in honor of the nation's righteous martyrs, and in commemoration of their memory in the history of the UAE and the conscience of its people.

The ceremony was attended by the Sheikh of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, His Eminence Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb.

It was also attended by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Al Dhafra region, His Highness Sheikh Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Al Ain region, His Highness Sheikh Suroor bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President The Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Isa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, and Lieutenant-General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of the Executive Council, His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Zayed Higher Organization for People of Determination, His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council and Head of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnounbin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Executive Director of the Martyrs' Families Affairs Office, Sheikh Zayed bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and a number of officials.

The Martyr's Day ceremony began with the arrival of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi to Wahat Al Karama, after which His Highness revealed the "Mosque of the Fifty", which embodies the UAE's celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding, and its civilized achievements over the past decades.

Then His Highness went to the martyr's monument and laid a wreath on him, while the artillery fired 21 rounds of salute to the souls of the martyrs, and in appreciation of their sacrifices for the sake of the homeland, and their heroism in the fields of defending its sovereignty and preserving its sovereignty.

On this occasion, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Muhammad Al Sharqi honored a number of the families of the martyrs and their families. His Highness handed the “Martyr’s Medal” to the families of the martyr Khamis Saeed Khamis Bakhit, the martyr Nasser Muhammad Shamil Al Rashidi, and the martyr Ibrahim Abdullah Ali Salem Al Shehhi.

The honor comes as an expression of appreciation and gratitude for the sacrifices of the brave martyrs, so that the flag of the UAE remains high, and for the patriotic stances of their families, and for the loyalty and sacrifice they showed to the homeland and sacrifice for it.

After that, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi went to the main stage, where the national anthem of the United Arab Emirates was played.

First Undersecretary, Salem Khalifa Al Shamsi, gave a speech on Martyr's Day, in which he expressed his pride in standing in the Oasis of Dignity.. an oasis of glory, honor and pride, on one of the eternal days of the Emirates, the Martyr's Day in which the Emirates commemorates the memory of a constellation of the most sincere and bravest of its sons who were not afraid They died for the sake of the pride and dignity of their homeland, and they made the greatest sacrifice that a human being can make, which is the soul, in defense of the UAE flag, security, values ​​and sovereignty.

Al Shamsi said: "On this day, we remember those who engraved their names in letters of light in the history of the nation... We pray to God Almighty to give us the strength to inspire their values ​​and courage, and walk their path... the path of sacrifice, sincerity and redemption for the sake of the Emirates, which gave us a lot, and continues to give without limits, And her right we have to return the favor to her in every place and time, although we will never be able to deny her her right,” citing in this context the words of the poet: And the homelands are in the blood of every free person.

He pointed out that the righteous martyrs in all locations are flags, beacons, and good examples of patriotism, an embodiment of the authenticity of the Emirati human being, and the firm values ​​of courage and bravery that have distinguished him since ancient times, because they were brought up in the care of our valiant armed forces.. The men's factory and the inexhaustible Emirati National School No matter how many days and years passed.

He added that the decision of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, to adopt November 30 of each year as a martyr's day, was an affirmation of the leadership's loyalty to the sons of the Emirates, since the era of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace. Which was a model of loyalty to his people and his homeland, and in order to immortalize the names of the martyrs in the history of the homeland, and in gratitude for what these martyrs offered to the homeland and its people, since the first martyr on November 30, 1971, and through all the martyrs, both civilians and soldiers.

He said: "We pledge to you, our honorable sheikhs, and we pledge to the people of the Emirates that we will remain on the path of the heroic martyrs in giving the most precious and precious, for the sake of the dignity and dignity of the nation, and that we will spare no effort in constantly developing ourselves, through training and acquiring new knowledge, so that we remain able to meet the call of duty." At any time and when, and to protect our gains and enhance our comprehensive strength, so that the UAE will move towards the next 50 years with confidence, ambition and security.”

He saluted and appreciated the families of the martyrs, saying: "The sacrifices of your children will remain medals of honor and honor on all of your chests and chests.. Today, all the sons of the Emirates are your children.. You are a symbol of the authentic metal of the Emirates and its people."

He added: "As we remember our comrades in arms, the trench and the rifle, and we cast the shadows of this memory dear to our hearts, we pray to God that the UAE will remain as it has always been a symbol of pride and strength, and an oasis of security and safety under its leadership."

First Undersecretary, Salem Khalifa Salem Al Shamsi, concluded the Martyr’s Day speech by expressing his pride in his participation with our valiant armed forces in the fields of honor, and considered his injury while performing his national duty, the greatest medal of honor on his chest, and the least that he could offer as a sacrifice for the homeland, and bequeath it to his children and grandchildren after him. .

• The "Sculpture of the Fifty" embodies the UAE's celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding and the achievements it has achieved.

Salute to the souls of the martyrs

At the end of the event, a squadron of Air Force planes flew over the sky of Wahat Al Karama, in a symbolic formation, to salute the souls of the righteous martyrs and the symbols they represent for sacrifice and redemption in the history of the United Arab Emirates, and in honor of their heroism and their positions in the fields of glory.

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