Witnessed by a large crowd of Emiratis and residents alike, the parade featured live military displays by various units of the Armed Forces and Presidential Guard.
The Emirati soldiers said that their morale and determination was high and they vowed to continue their duties, remain loyal and dedicate their lives to the country.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday conferred ‘UAE Medals’ from the second, third and fourth classes on a number of officers.
Commanders and units of the UAE Armed Forces have celebrated the 43rd Unification Day Anniversary, recalling the memories of the founding fathers.
Speaking to the military journal, 'Nation Shield', on the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of the UAE Armed Forces’ Unification Day, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa stated that there is no development without security and no security without a strong national army.
Under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, “Aqdar”, the Khalifa Empowerment Programme,
Staff Brigadier-General Mohammed Al Hassani, official spokesperson of the IDEX and NAVDEX exhibitions, said "18 contracts were awarded to UAE companies, while six deals were agreed with international companies."
The timely organisation of the event and the level of global participation underscore the UAE’s ability and efficiency in organising global events at all times, says Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, continued on Monday his tour of several national pavilions at the 15th edition
"The total amount of deals signed with international parties amounted to Dhs6.983 billion, which is 95 per cent of the total deal value for today, and Dhs310 million of deals were agreed with UAE companies, which is 5 per cent of today’s total deal value."