Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) organised several national events and heritage activities to mark Flag Day on 3 November.
Employees and customers took part in the activities at DEWA’s head office.
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of the authority, started the ceremony with raising the UAE flag at 11am.
DEWA’s executive vice presidents, vice presidents, staff, and a large number of customers were present.
“On Flag Day, I convey my sincere congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE; 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; Their Highnesses the Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates; Their Highnesses the Crown Princes, and all citizens and residents of the UAE. Flag Day symbolises loyalty and patriotism to our nation and our wise leadership,” said Al Tayer.
“On this day, all Emiratis gather around the UAE flag that was raised by our Founding Fathers, to reiterate their commitment to the noble values instilled in our hearts by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace.
“On Flag Day, we renew our pledge to the wise leadership that the UAE flag will remain fluttering high, and a symbol of a country that has become known for peace, tolerance, benevolence, and prosperity.
“We will continue hard, dedicated, and sincere work to achieve the prosperity of our homeland, and pray to Allah Almighty that prosperity and dignity continue forever for our beloved country.”