H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman (the smallest of UAE’s seven Emirates), has commended the colossal efforts made by the UAE Armed Forces and their fundamental role in establishing security and stability in the country and the region.
He also praised the UAE Armed Forces role in supporting Arab causes and sisterly nations in line with the strategic vision adopted by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
H.H. Sheikh Humaid made the remarks as he attended at the military parade ‘Union Fortress 5’, carried out Saturday by the Armed Forces in Al Zorah area in the emirate in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
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.
A number of senior officials and dignitaries attended the parade.
The Union Fortress show highlighted the distinctive capabilities of the armed forces in terms of their code of conduct, equipment and training to defend the supreme national interests and national security in close cooperation with the other security services in the various emirates.
The ‘Union Fortress 5’ was implemented by main units of ground and air forces, in addition to the Presidential Guard. The aim of this show is to demonstrate the remarkable military power, as well as the ability to carry out missions with outstanding agility and high efficiency, and to perform a wide range of military operations to defend the homeland and protect its security, in close cooperation with other security services.
The Organizing Committee of the military show confirmed that the UAE Armed Forces’ tremendous achievements qualified them to earn the respect and admiration of the whole world. These forces have become the shield and fortress of the UAE, and the constant protector against conspirators and ill-wishers.