The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) golden jubilee celebrations at Expo 2020 Dubai kicked off right now with a particular opening of the portal at Sustainability Gate by members of the Emirates Writers Union.
As introduced by the UAE president, sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, 2021 commemorates 50 years for the reason that founding of the UAE in 1971.
Nahla Al Mheiri, director, artistic administration, occasions and leisure, Expo 2020 Dubai, stated: “This initiative celebrates the writers who’re a part of the success of the UAE.
“They’re our primary useful resource to create our imaginative and prescient and our visuals at Expo 2020 – so they’re a part of our success.
“They’re a part of documenting the story of Expo.
“They write our tales and inform our tales to the world.
“Having them right here on this vital day is an affirmation of the significance of tradition and science.”
Author Amna Alshamsi, stated: “I’m very proud to be one of many storytellers from the UAE chosen to talk on such a special occasion.”
Expo 2020 Dubai is providing guests the possibility to expertise the United Arab Emirates golden jubilee celebrations in full glory, with free site-wide entry right now.
A four-day slate of world-class occasions and immersive Emirati experiences will mark 50 years for the reason that founding of the nation in show-stopping type with renewed optimism for the following half century.
Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, commissioner normal of Expo 2020, speaks in the course of the UAE nationwide day ceremony at Al Wasl
As a part of the celebrations, the United Arab Emirates’ nationwide day ceremony befell on the Stage of Nations at Al Wasl Plaza.
The present was hosted within the presence of sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, minister of tolerance and coexistence and commissioner normal, Expo 2020 Dubai, and Reem Al Hashimy, minister of state for worldwide cooperation and director normal, Expo 2020 Dubai.
Additionally available have been ambassadors, consuls and commissioner generals of taking part international locations, in addition to crowds of holiday makers.
Nationwide day is well known yearly to commemorate December 2nd.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan made an official speech to mark the day and stated: “Your excellencies, women and gents, distinguished visitors, it’s with nice satisfaction that i tackle and embrace my fellow commissioner generals on the event of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the United Arab Emirates.
“I’m grateful that you’ve joined us on this momentous journey, and honoured to face amongst you at this particular second within the story of our nation, a narrative wherein you have got every performed a big half.
“Collectively we’re friends, and companions, and pioneers in overcoming shared adversity to ship on our solemn dedication to a World Exposition that provides hope and optimism for all.”
He added: “Girls and gents, pricey pals, the United Arab Emirates has by no means wavered within the fulfilment of that promise, nor the honouring of its founding ideas, distinguished amongst them the values of tolerance and openness, the preservation of rights and the enshrining of human dignity for all.
“Our philosophy is that good neighbourliness is the premise of real stability, from which progress and growth will essentially circulate.
“Our globalised current and more and more interconnected future means that you’re all our neighbour, a prospect that evokes us as we launch in direction of one other half-century of peaceable, dependable, and invaluable cooperation and collaboration.”
Greater than 50 of the nation pavilions have expressed their well-wishes to the UAE.