A New ‘Day off’ Added to UAE’s Calendar

uae - A New ‘Day off’ Added to UAE’s Calendar

It is in the latest news that 30th November will be a public holiday to honor the heroes of the nation. And, to acknowledge the soldiers who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty within UAE or across the borders, in the battlefields, to protect brotherly nations.

After a day of dedicating a public Square in Sharjah to UAE’s fallen warriors, UAE president Sheikh Khalifa has declared November 30 as Martyrs’ Day.

This is done in tribute to all those fallen soldiers who offered their lives so as to keep the national flag flying. Throughout the UAE, ceremonial and national events will be held in the memory of its sons.

In last few months, UAE has lost its seven brave fighters during Saudi-led operation commenced to restore the power of internationally recognized Yemeni president Abdrabu Mansur Hadi. A week ago, the body of Saif Youssef Ahmed Al Falasi was received at Al Bateen Airport, Abu Dhabi who was martyred on duty in Yemen.

Very well and timely taken decision of the president of UAE to tell the world that we belong to a noble nation who never forgets the sons of soil and what magnificent job they have done to make the nation proud.

“The country will celebrate the honor and loyalty of its martyrs, in recognition of the sacrifices they made for their country, in the memory of its sons who have given their lives to keep the flag of the UAE flying high, as they performed their tasks and duties in the homeland and abroad, in the civil, military and humanitarian fields.” reported WAM-State news agency.

Two days before the UAE’s National Day (December, 02), residents could have a series of days out of the office as November 30 has now been entered into UAE’s calendar as public day off.