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AUS celebrates UAE Flag Day
American University of Sharjah (AUS) held a special ceremony to commemorate UAE Flag Day today, November 3, at the AUS campus As part of a countrywide celebration. The event, led by Dr. Leland Blank, Interim Provost, celebrates national unity and Emirati culture.
Hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and the Emirati Cultural Club, the ceremony attracted a large crowd of students and senior university officials.
"The UAE flag is a symbol of our pride and patriotism. This is a historic and significant day as the UAE flag is raised simultaneously all across the country to commemorate the values it stands for: leadership, unity and tolerance," said Dr. Moza Al Shehhi, Dean of Students. "The UAE Flag Day offers an opportunity for Emiratis and residents to express their feelings for the flag through various activities organized nationwide to mark this special day. I thank our students from the Emirati Cultural Club for initiating activities for the campus community to express solidarity and show support to the leaders and people of this nation. I congratulate our great leaders and the people of the UAE and wish everyone a Happy UAE Flag Day," added Dr. Al Shehhi.
According to Ahmad Khalid Al Nahyan, President of the Emirati Cultural Club at AUS: "UAE Flag Day is a day where, all across the country, we unite to raise the UAE flag and represent our national spirit and pride. Being part of this tradition is a great celebration of our unity."