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Emirates Group proudly hosts UAE flag to observe Flag Day

DUBAI, U.A.E., 3 November 2016 – His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline & Group, today raised the UAE flag outside of the Emirates Group Headquarters building in honour of Flag Day.

Over 300 Emirates staff gathered for the flag-raising ceremony this morning, and the event, amongst others taking place across the country, symbolises UAE national pride and cohesion.

Commenting on the occasion, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed said: “Raising and celebrating the UAE flag today shows its importance as a symbol of strength and unity of our great country and a source of pride and inspiration for our citizens and residents alike. I am heartened to see staff from all backgrounds participating in today’s flag raising ceremony, which reinforces how far we have come, and how we will be stronger than the challenges of the future. “