(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ABU DHABI, Dec 3 (KUNA) -- Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammad Al Nahyan on Sunday took pride in Emirati people unity and love to their homeland and leadership.
"We look at yesterday with pride, we look at today with confidence, we see the bright future, with the help of Allah the Almighty, when we see the tribes of the Emirates participating in the march of the Union following the footsteps our early founders, united, supportive and synergistic," Sheikh Mohammad said during his participation the March of Union as part of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival 2017 in Al Wathba, Abu Dhabi, on the occasion of the 46th National Day.
He added that the spirit of the Union brought the people together for good and love.
Along Sheikh Mohammad, several other crown princes of UAE Emirates, senior officials and sheikh attended the event.
Also participating in the march were several tribes, representing various emirates and regions of the UAE, who expressed their pride and joy at the 46th National Day and, in their wise leadership, led by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Supreme Council Members, Their Highnesses the Rulers of the Emirates.
Sheikh Mohammad stressed that the UAE led by President Sheikh Khalifa would continue its march to enhance building of the homeland and the human resources which is the most precious wealth.
"The March of the Union leads us to broaden the horizons of progress and development with the solidarity and cohesion of the tribes of our nation and its people, and their attachment to the originality and heritage of their past and present," he said.
The march is one of the main events of the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival and part of the National Day celebrations, in which the cultural and popular mix of tribesmen perform their art in front of the main stage in Al Wathba Square.
During the event, people presented their national and heritage songs, while expressing the depth of their history in their land. They also displayed national paintings that reflect their sense of loyalty, belonging and love for their country, while waving the UAE flag and renewing their loyalty to the wise leadership.
The groups of tribes launched from the fortress gate that was built for this occasion, while raising the UAE flag, chanting and singing and expressing their joy and pride for the country.
Then came the act of showcasing horses and camels, a show that highlighted the skills of Emirati riders while riding their horses. (end) bsu.ibi
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