Crown Prince of Sharjah: The sixth of May is an important turning point in the history of the UAE

His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, stressed that the unification of the UAE Armed Forces was a wise decision, to become the strong shield that protects the state and preserves its sovereignty and prestige, and the sword that deters anyone who seeks to harm his gains and security.

His Highness said in a speech on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the unification of the armed forces: "On the sixth of May of each year, we pass a major event and remember an important turning point in the history of the UAE, and a fundamental pillar on which the edifice of the Union was built, as this date coincides with the anniversary of the decision to unify the UAE Armed Forces, to begin a new phase and with the hands of the sons of the Emirates who built, built and laid the foundations and rules of the young state, and were able to make it a unique development model with great achievements that won appreciation. the world and respect for it in various fields."

He added that the greatest credit after God Almighty goes to Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, the builder of the UAE and his brothers, the founding leaders, who loved their people and were keen to support everything that would support the Union and strengthen its pillars.

His Highness added that the contributions of the valiant armed forces in various fields of giving reflected the authentic values on which the UAE was founded, and the morals of its proud people, in continuation of its march in supporting the right and supporting brothers and the vulnerable in various parts of the world, and became a symbol of heroism, courage and sacrifice, and providing a helping hand to everyone in need as an extension of the great humanitarian role that our armed forces have contributed to many afflicted areas around the world.

On this occasion, His Highness extended his warmest congratulations and blessings to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and his deputies, and to their brothers, Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, and to officers and non-commissioned officers and members of all our armed forces, on the occasion of the 47th anniversary of the unification of the armed forces, praying to God to protect our country, our people and our armed forces, and perpetuate the blessing of our security, cohesion, progress and prosperity.