Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi’s premier healthcare facility, had a very special guest arriving on UAE’s 48th National Day 2019. The couple welcomed a baby boy, Rayan Foukajdi, weighing 3030 grams, born at 00:01 AM on the special occasion of 48th UAE National Day.
The parents, Mehdi Foukajdi and Mary Grace Macaligar, are thrilled that their child is the UAE National Day baby 2019. “We are very happy that God has blessed us with a healthy baby boy and this is the most precious moment of our lives, said the cheerful father, Mehdi Foukajdi. “The medical and nursing staff at Burjeel Hospital has offered wonderful service, and we would like to thank them for safely delivering our precious gift”, he added.
The joy and excitement of the couple is uncontainable because their baby has arrived on such an eventful date. This is a testament to the year of tolerance in the UAE, where people from all nationalities are welcomed, embraced and made to feel at home.
Dr. Fady Georges Hachem ,Consultant - Obstetrics and Gynecology at Burjeel Hospital said the facility was very pleased to bring happiness to the family on this significant occasion of the country’s 48th National Day.
“Delivering a baby on such a proud occasion is an incredible feeling and we are very happy that it happened here at Burjeel Hospital. We wish a happy and a healthy life for this little bundle of joy”, he added.