Flag is sym­bol of unity, says Sheikha Fa­tima

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The UAE flag rep­re­sents the coun­try and its cit­i­zens, Sheikha Fa­tima bint Mubarak said in a speech ahead of Flag Day. Flag Day is nor­mally cel­e­brated on Novem­ber 3, the an­niver­sary of the 2004 ac­ces­sion of Pres­i­dent Sheikh Khal­ifa. This year it will be cel­e­brated to­day, when peo­ple across the coun­try will raise the flag at 11am. Rais­ing the flag is done in a dis­play of ap­pre­ci­a­tion, said Sheikha Fa­tima, who is the chair of the Gen­eral Women’s Union, Supreme Chair­woman of the Fam­ily De­vel­op­ment Foun­da­tion and Pres­i­dent of the Supreme Coun­cil for Moth­er­hood and Child­hood. She called on Emi­ratis to pro­tect the flag be­cause it sym­bol­ises sovereignty and unity. Flag Day has been cel­e­brated since 2013.

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