His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), said: “As a nation, today we remember with pride our fallen heroes, who have sacrificed their lives in defence of the oppressed. They have fought with courage to protect our beloved homeland and safeguard its values so that we can live in peace and prosperity – and for that, they deserve our eternal gratitude.”

He added: “The leaders of our country – the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces – have spared no effort in recognising the bravery and selflessness of our martyrs, and in supporting their families.”

In closing, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi noted that the memory of the UAE’s martyrs, their noble deeds, and love for their country will live on in people’s hearts as a beacon of hope for generations to come.


Source: APCO Worldwide