The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) celebrated on Thursday the Martyr's Day, by holding a ceremony which was attended by HE Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar, Director General of the Authority and a number of department directors and employees.
The Authority started the ceremony of Martyr's Day with a minute of silent prayer in respect of valiant UAE martyrs, who rose up in order to defend the dignity of the homeland, and raising the flag to the tune of the national anthem.
In his statement, Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Awar said that the Martyr's Day is a great national occasion in which we renew our covenant to the brave martyrs of the nation and to our wise leadership represented by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
HE Dr. Abdulrahman Al Awar lauded the Martyr's Day initiative, saying that the move reflects the keenness of the wise leadership of the UAE to commemorate the sacrifices of its worthy sons who gave their lives to protect the gains of the homeland, and in defense of the nation’s dignity." He added that these brave soldiers were out to restore legitimacy, pointing out that their sacrifices will be engraved in history and remain in the minds of generations of the Emirates forever.
He expressed his pride, and the pride of every Emirati, in the martyrs and their sacrifices which allowed their names to be engraved in the hearts of all citizens as a symbol of sacrifice, praying to Allah Almighty to rest their souls in peace, and inspire their parents and their families patience and fortitude