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The President of the Emirates declares 2021 “the year of 50” to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the state

The President of the Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, declared that 2021 in the UAE is the "year of fifty", in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the state, as the year of fiftieth officially begins on April 6, 2021 and continues until March 31, 2022.

Today, Tuesday, the Emirates News Agency, WAM, stated that this announcement accompanies the launch of initiatives, events and celebrations for a year, under the supervision of the Committee for the Celebration of the Golden Jubilee of the UAE, headed by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the year of fifty constitutes a historic moment in our journey that began since the declaration of the UAE in 1971, appreciating the efforts of all nationalities and contributed to building this strong country, adding that the year of fiftieth constitutes an opportunity to reflect on the achievements of the fifty Past years as we prepare to embark with confidence on our next journey.

He added that the world is changing at an unprecedented speed, and with that change is many opportunities that open horizons for innovation and creativity, so we must all redouble efforts and work to create new ideas and quality initiatives and preserve our wealth, values ​​and diversity of our society, all of which contribute to a better tomorrow and a bright future for the Emirates.