Lebanon achieved independence on November 22, 1943, after 23 years under a French mandate, following an earlier wave of demonstrations that brought together the country's Christians and Muslims.
The 1,118-strong Finnish Community in the UAE commemorated their 102nd Independence Day from Russia on Sunday evening in Abu Dhabi. Finland Ambassador to the UAE Marianne Nissila
Sheikh Khalifa has sent a message of congratulations to President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Arif Alvi of Pakistan on the occasion of his country's National Day anniversary.
The flag-hoisting ceremony was also held at the Pakistan Consulate General in Dubai on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day. The ceremony was held in a manner keeping in view the local laws on social gatherings due to COVID-19.
The organisers also bid farewell to Saima Naqvi, Bazm-E-Urdu coordinator, as she is returning back to Pakistan after spending many years in the UAE.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan, on the occasion of his country's Independence Day, which is marked on August 19th.
Shaking the main diplomatic district and sending foreign embassies into lockdown, officials and sources said. It was not immediately clear if there were casualties
On Afghanistan’s independence day once again terrorists tried to attack the capital Kabul which is highly condemnable (“Several rockets strike Afghan capital,” Aug. 18, Gulf Today).