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UAE Celebrates 91st Saudi National Day

UAE Celebrates 91st Saudi National Day

Thursday, 23 September, 2021 - 06:30
Burj Khalifa displays an image of the Saudi flag in celebration of the 91st Saudi National Day (Asharq Al-Awsat)

The UAE will join Saudi Arabia in celebrating the Kingdom's 91st National Day on September 23, under the slogan "Together Forever," confirming the deep ties between the two countries.

Several Emirati landmarks were lit up in green with the Saudi flag as part of the country's participation in celebrating the Kingdom's National Day.

Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, displayed an image of the Saudi flag, and the landmarks of the Dubai Financial Center were colored with the flags of the two countries.

Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Prime Minister, conveyed his best wishes to the Saudi leadership.

"The Saudi National Day every year is an occasion dear to all of us. An occasion in which we renew brotherhood and establish love and proceed from it towards a better and more beautiful future of two peoples united by ambition that knows no bounds," Sheikh Mohammed wrote on Twitter.

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated in a tweet the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, and the Saudi people on their 91st National Day.

"Our two nations stand as one, and we celebrate all your achievements. We look forward to a bright future together."

Saudi Arabia is the leading Arab trade partner of the UAE and its third international trading partner, accounting for 7 percent of the UAE's international non-oil trade, according to a reported by state news agency WAM.

The two countries have the two largest Arab economies and are among the top 10 exporters in the world, with a total export size of nearly $750 billion in 2018.

UAE Pro League announced that ADNOC Pro League's fifth match week will be held under the motto "Saudi National Day" to celebrate the 91st National Day with their Saudi brothers.

Saudi Arabian flag will be raised at Emirati stadiums along with the display of congratulatory messages on the venues' screens to emphasize the long deep-rooted relationship between the two gulf countries that will remain side by side always and forever.

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