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Monday, November 28, 2011

Fujairah Municipality Celebrates UAE 40th National Day

The Fujairah Municipality has organized a variety of special events and activities to celebrate the UAE 40th National Day.

The Municipality is collaborating with other organizations and from 25 November to 3 December 2011 there will be a variety of activities and performances designed for all members of the family.

At the outset of this festive period, Engineer, Mohammed Saif Al Afkham, the Director the Fujairah Municipality congratulated His Highness, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness, Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, their highnesses, Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, the Senate and the UAE people and residents of this good land on this happy national occasion. Mr. Afkham wished ongoing progress and greatness of this generous country.

The Director (pictured below) said that preparations have been put in place for the UAE National Day including decorating the streets with coloured lighting and flags, photos of the UAE President. A series of events in different parts of the emirate of Fujairah have been planned with an emphasis on events that can be enjoyed by all the family in wide open spaces.

This year National Day activities have been encouraged in the universities, colleges and other institutions of the emirate of Fujairah and these have included heritage competitions with valuable prizes, the tasting of traditional cuisine and the reenactment of a traditional Emirati wedding.

Other National Day initiatives by the Fujairah Municipality include the following:

1. Participation in the march, ‘Spirit of the Union’ on 17 November in collaboration with the Centre of the Ministry of Culture and Youth.

2. Representation through the Department of Public Relations and Media in the UAE Pavilion at the University of Ajman (30 November to 2 December) which will include an exhibition of some films produced by the department and the distribution of brochures.

3. Organizing the sixth Family Festival on the Fujairah Corniche with laser shows and fireworks (evening of the 29-30 November).

4. Staging an Open Day for staff and their families of the Fujairah Municipality with heritage activities, an exhibition of artifacts and the National day of Action.

5. Holding a Fujairah Municipality staff competition (since the beginning of the month) for the most beautiful painting on the theme: ‘The Spirit of Union’.

Get Involved

The Fujairah Municipality invites all citizens, residents and visitors to the emirate to participate in the UAE 40th National Day activities.


Download your UAE 40th National Day in Fujairah Program in Arabic or English by going to the links in this article:

40th UAE National Day Activities in Fujairah, FIF, 2 November 2011.

Geoff Pound

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