Independence Day of the United Arab Emirates, Dubai Municipality organize a variety of events, and distinctive hospitality, the presence of the senior leadership of the mayor and all the staff and workers.
President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed has declared that Novemeber 30 each year will be Martyrs’ Day – a national holiday.
The country will celebrate the honour 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.
Sheikh Khalifa ordered this day be a public holiday throughout the UAE.
An annual event on 16th October, Food Control Department in Dubai Municipality in cooperation with other concerned authorities provides a healthy and Beneficial products to the consumers. Also keen in participating annually in the event By introducing appropriate topics that serves the consumer and highlights on the latest developments in food in terms of safety , for example: Food additives, Food Card Statement Importance, Hala food, Food Preservation Degrees & its methods, Food Poisoning & its causes, …etc)
An intenational campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of washing hands with soap as a key factor in the prevention of diseases. Food Control Department in Dubai Municipality focuses on this issue and organize a various workshops & activities to contribute to the activation of the event.
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The Hijri New Year, also known as Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year. The first day of the year is observed on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the Islamic calendar.
To commemorate of the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may God rest his soul, and to celebrate the achievements, sacrifices, and leadership of Emirati women, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chair of the Family Development Foundation, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, “Mother of the Nation”, has declared the 28th of August of every year to be Emirati Women’s Day, thus coinciding with the establishment of the General Women’s Union on August 28th, 1975.
The late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan had a prominent interest in the advancement of women. “The woman is half of the society; any country which pursues development should not leave her in poverty or illiteracy. I am on the woman’s side. I always say this to confirm her right to work and fully participate in building her country.” he once said.
Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak announced the first celebrations of Emirati Women’s Day on August 28th, 2015. The theme that year was to celebrate Emirati women who have joined the armed forces, in appreciation of their heroic role, sacrifices, courage and generosity.
Her Highness affirmed that “Emirati women have proven their worth, efficiency and excellence in all the tasks they have assumed and have been responsible for. They have affirmed their strong presence and outstanding generosity in the service of the country in various fields, including their involvement in the ranks of the armed forces, national service, police and security.”