ABU DHABI, 2nd December, 2015 (WAM) – H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the wife of the Egyptian president and the wife of the Sudanese president, attended today the official ceremony of the 44th UAE national day anniversary, held at Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi.
During the ceremony attended by a number of Sheikhas, Sheikha Fatima thanked the organisers of the event and expressed her pride at the UAE’s progress whose foundations were laid by the late Sheikh Zayed Sultan, and being followed up by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
She noted that the current achievements demonstrate the depth of allegiance to the nation and to the leadership who did not spare any efforts to provide welfare to the people of the UAE.
For their part, the wives of the Egyptian and the Sudanese presidents congratulated Sheikha Fatima on the UAE’s 44th national day anniversary. They expressed their satisfaction at attending this occasion which is dear to each Arab, citing the will of the UAE, led by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan to establish the Union, which is a source of pride for all Arabs, thanks to the cohesion between the leadership and the people.