A couple of yachts take part in the parade.
Syed Shayaan Bakht, Staff Reporter
The UAE celebrated its 49th National Day with great fervour and gaiety all across the seven emirates on Tuesday.
In Dubai, a massive yacht parade was organized to mark the event.
Around 11.30 am, more than 20 yachts embarked on a cruise. The yachts went on a circular formation with the flag being hoisted in the middle from another yacht.
Residents on board the yachts had a spectacular view of the event.
UAE citizens and residents have been urged to follow the precautionary measures during National Day celebrations to avoid the spread of COVID-19.
A UAE flag seen fluttering at the sea as yachts move past it.
The authorities said avoid large family gatherings with no more than 20 people at home celebrations, while adhering to safety guidelines.
Fireworks, a much-awaited attraction of festivals and key events, were set to take place in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday evening.
In Abu Dhabi, fireworks will start on Reem Island and in Al Wathba at 9pm, for nearby residents to watch from their homes. Another fireworks display will start on the Corniche at 9:25pm, and will broadcast live on Abu Dhabi TV and Emarat TV, as well as the UAE_BARQ official Instagram page.
In Al Ain, two open-air concerts will take place at Jahili Fort on 2 and 3 December, to be streamed live on Abu Dhabi Culture’s social channels.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal on the occasion of his country's National Day,
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed dispatched similar messages to Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia.
Dec.1, 2019 will be a holiday to mark Commemoration Day followed by another two-day holiday on Dec.2-3 to mark the UAE National Day.
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