By Salam Batha
The commencement of a 50-day countdown to the country’s historic Golden Jubilee festivities has been announced by UAE officials.
On December 2, the country will commemorate the 50th anniversary of its historic union.
The public is encouraged to join the march for 50 years and celebrate the country’s rich traditions.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the UAE’s Vice President and Ruler, stated that the UAE’s citizens are united under the country’s flag.
People are being encouraged to visit attractions, discover hidden gems around the country, learn and sing the UAE’s national anthem, submit photographs of places in the UAE that are meaningful to them, and participate in the celebrations leading up to National Day with their friends and family each day in the run-up to December 2.