UAE leaders pay touching tribute to martyrs


The UAE's leaders have been paying their respects to the nation's martyrs on Commemoration Day.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, shared a touching tribute on social media, lauding the heroes for their sacrifices. 

He said they are people of glory and honour who will always be remembered.

A minute of silence was observed nationwide today in honour of the martyrs.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, also shared a special message on Twitter.

"Today we pay tribute to the heroes who gave their lives while serving and protecting our nation. Their courage and sacrifice will inspire future generations and their memory will live forever in the history of the UAE," he said.

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