Saud bin Saqr: The flag of our state is deeply rooted inside us like mountains
HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, witnessed, at 11:000 am of yesterday, Tuesday, the official celebration of the Emirate of Flag Day, in the presence of HH Sheikh Muhammad bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, and a set of senior officials and figures in the Emirate amid precautionary measures.
HH, the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, stressed in his speech during the national celebration that we all stand in one row on "Flag Day" behind the state's flag whose ambitions embraced the heavens and its achievements exceeded the clouds. This flag is deeply rooted in us like mountains.
His Highness said: The UAE flag is a national symbol that reflects the leadership's determination and the Emirati people's will, and represents the symbol of the union, unity and pride of the nation. We are proud of this flag among nations, and this flag shall help us to reach the peaks.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, states that “Flag Day” is an exceptional national event where the people of the United Arab Emirates celebrate, and in which the values of loyalty, belonging and a deep sense of the nation's value and care are reflected.
His Highness indicated that Flag Day is the day of the nation, and that it is a day of the national pride reflected in this flag for which we all work to defend in the fields of pride, heroism, truth and national duty and pride.
His Highness, the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah stated in his speech that "Flag Day", which falls on 3 November of each year, comes as a celebration of National Cohesion Day, a day of patriotism and a celebration of the anniversary when the Leader of the March of Goodness and Construction His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, "may Allah protect him." took office of the state to make several achievements in various fields during his reign, making our state a title of glory and a civilized model for progress and prosperity.
His Highness indicated that the UAE flag is a symbol of the love of the UAE deeply rooted in hearts and minds. Live long the flag of my state and still lofty and touch the sky, to reflect the image of a nation and keep the flags of our nation as high as the sky, lofty like the loftiness and strength of the people of the UAE. Long live the UAE as proud, lofty and strong with the will of its wise leadership and its loyal sons.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, congratulated His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State «may Allah protect him» and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the State and Ruler of Dubai «May Allah protect him» and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and their brothers, Their Highnesses, Members of the Supreme Council, Rulers of the Emirates, Crown Prince, Representatives of Rulers and the people of the United Arab Emirates on the occasion of “Flag Day”, a day of glory and pride.
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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, inaugurated Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital as part of a set of field hospitals constructed in all cities of the state by "SEHA" in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and Prevention and the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi and under the directives of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in RAK is built on seven thousand square meters containing 204 beds, 48 of which are allocated for intensive care and 156 for moderate and severe cases. Services are provided in the Hospital by 75 doctors, 231 nurses, 44 technicians and assistant health personnel.
HH/ the Crown Prince of RAK stressed that the construction of Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in RAK reflects the UAE’s pioneering efforts to prevent the spread of "Covid-19" and to provide medical care for everyone according to the latest health protocols applied in the world.
On this occasion, HH/ the Crown Prince of RAK said that the Field Hospital in RAK represents a qualitative addition in such vital sector, which would enhance the medical capabilities in the Emirate to provide the medical services and care for the persons infected with Covid-19 and maintain the health and safety of everyone.
HH added that the construction of field hospitals in all Emirates of the state reflects the shrewd leadership’s keenness to provide the best health care to the residents of the Emirates and to maintain the health and safety of everyone indicating that everyone’s health is a top priority.
He also expressed his deep thanks and gratitude to HH/ Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his ongoing support and directives of establishing and equipping the field hospitals in various emirates of the state, which confirms his great keenness on the health of citizens and residents, which is reflected in the high rates of recovery from Covid-19.
His Highness stated that RAK, in line with the directives of HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, will continue exerting its efforts to take the best measures with the aim of overcoming Covid-19 pandemic through a pioneering health system.
HH/ the Crown Prince of RAK affirmed that the Field Hospital reflects the high level of readiness of the UAE based on the highest medical standards and taking the best measures to overcome the pandemic with high efficiency and professionalism with the aim of preserving the health of the UAE population.
During an inspection tour in various departments at the Hospital, HH and his escorts listened to adequate explanation from officers about the Hospital's components, equipment, strategy and methods of working. He reviewed the steps that have been taken in order to equip the Hospital with all the medical equipment and tools needed to treat the cases that will be referred to the Hospital if needed. This Hospital is deemed as important addition to the governmental and private hospitals operating in the Emirate, which, with the integration of their roles, constitute one of the most important components of the effective health system in the UAE.
HH recognized the integration of roles of all work teams from all entities that support Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in the Emirate. HH expressed his admiration of the integrated work system that was prepared to secure the highest levels of work efficiency in the Hospital and to enhance its ability in dealing with all emergent health needs in a manner that supports the entire capacity of health system in the UAE.
On his part, Saif Arhama Al Shamsi, Deputy General Manager of the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, affirmed that the construction of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in RAK reflects the shrewd leadership directives that aim at taking benefit from all the national resources to support health sector and increase the capacity to provide the best means of health care and prevent the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, which confirms that human health is the leadership's top priority.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention confirmed that the construction of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in RAK with high operational capabilities comes as part of the UAE government's keenness to provide all sources to enhance the capabilities of the state's health system and improve its efficiency to overcome the challenge of Covid-19 and to provide care and treatment services for all members of society as per the best medical standards and the highest levels of quality in line with the directives served by the shrewd leadership which affirms that protecting the health of society comes first among all the national priorities.
The Ministry said that this measure establishes confidence in the UAE ability to overcome challenges due to the health system efficiency and ability to create effective treatment and preventive solutions through proactive, effective and well-considered measures that have proven positive results in the protection of community.
The Ministry stated that the UAE has occupied a global leadership in the field of proactive and national flexibility in dealing with "Covid-19" and the readiness for any developments thanks to the resources and capabilities provided by the shrewd leadership and its keenness to continuously communicate with field personnel to enhance positivity and motivation and instill reassurance and confidence in society segments regarding the UAE capabilities to overcome the crisis and reach recovery phase with the aim of building on the achievements and preserving the gains to enhance the state's reputation.
The Ministry hailed the efforts exerted by the heroes of the first line of defense who gave inspiring examples of sacrifice, and affirmed its pride in the national medical cadres who represent a role model in giving and dedication.
On turn, Salem Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), said that the UAE continues to adopt the best international practices in order to complement the current health care system in the state and enhance the sector’s capabilities and its readiness to overcome Covid-19.
He added that, in line with the directives of our wise leadership, we will remain committed to cooperating with other bodies and directing our collective strength towards achieving a supreme goal represented in providing the best health care offers and protecting our community. Since we are prime models, we confirm on the need for rapid and proactive cooperation. We have witnessed remarkable success regarding the concerting our efforts in providing exclusive places for treatment and quarantine for Covid-19 patients. We are very grateful to all our partners for their generosity by giving us additional spaces for the success of our mission of society protection.
Al-Nuaimi expressed his deep gratitude to all of those who participated in the rapid construction of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in RAK, and expressed his appreciation for the efforts of our medical staff and their great sacrifices to ensure that these facilities are ready to serve all patients.
On turn, Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi, Acting Executive Manager of Operations at SEHA affirmed that SEHA with its huge experience, qualified medical, technical and administrative staff, and advanced medical equipment is a pillar of the health care sector in the UAE, which enabled it to support the state's efforts in fighting COVID-19 pandemic. SEHA continues its efforts to overcome the pandemic by establishing more field hospitals in some of the state's emirates.
Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi said that opening Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Field Hospital in RAK is a qualitative addition to the field hospitals that were already opened in Sharjah and Ajman. These field hospitals contribute to dealing with the number of people infected with Covid-19 and providing them with the necessary medical care as per the highest global standards.
Inauguration ceremony was attended by Major General/ Ali Abdullah bin Alwan Al Nuaimi, Head of the Emergency, Crisis and Disaster Management Team, Commander-in-Chief of Ras Al Khaimah Police, Saif Arhamah Al Shamsi, Deputy General Manager of the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority, Dr. Jamal Muhammad Al Kaabi, Undersecretary of the Department of Health, Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi, the Acting Executive Manager of Operations at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and a number of officials. (Emirates New Agency)
The Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center affiliated with the RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that it will organize the World Championships for Aerial Sports, Ras Al Khaimah, 2021, in cooperation with the International Sports Network Organization (ISNO). This 2021 tournament is being organized for the first time in the Middle East and hosted by the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. The championship will be held at the Hamra International Center for Exhibitions and Conferences in the Al-Jazirah Al-Hamra from next 24 to 28 September with the participation of more than 28 Arab and European countries.
This took place during the press conference held by the Ras Al Khaimah Exhibition Center at the Al Hamra International Exhibition and Convention Center, in which Mohamed Musabbeh Al Nuaimi, Chairman of Ras al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, announced the features of the first edition of the championship to be held for the first time in the United Arab Emirates. The press conference was held in presence of Mohamed Hassan Al Sabab, Director of Exhibitions Centre and Acting Director of RAK Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Agata Krzywka and Robert Brzmislau representatives from the International Sport Network Organization, Polish partner of the championship organizer as well as all media.
Mohamed Musabbeh Al Nuaimi said “Today, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has succeeded, as usual, in hosting international tournaments and events. Yesterday was the launch of the International Stevie Award and today the World Championships in Aerial Sports. We continue to bring more international events".
Al Nuaimi stressed that hosting of this international championship by Ras Al Khaimah could mean hosting of the participants from professionals and amateurs, as well as those who love it and who love to watch it. The contestants who are registered for the event till now are coming from over 28 counties from all over the world, and the registration is still open for participation in the championship, before its launch in the upcoming 24th September and hence participating countries are expected to reach more than 45 countries.
Al Nuaimi added that “Our success in bringing this global event coincides with the official launch of the "Year of Fiftieth" to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the UAE and its Golden Jubilee. Let every Emirati and resident of this country be proud as UAE has become the focus of attention of the whole world thanks to its daily achievements as well as the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, by hosting this tournament and the previous world tournaments and awards, has also become the focus of attention for followers of the tournaments, awards and international events. Today, air sports fans around the world follow this event and the preparations of our hotels, centers and all tourist resorts to receive tournament guests, at the highest level.
He continued: “There are about 13 clubs in the UAE distributed over all the emirates of the country to practice this activity and its membership includes thousands of all Arab and European nationalities".
Mohamed Hassan Al Sabab, Acting Director of Ras Al Khaimah Chamber of Commerce and Industry said “the World Aerial Sports Championship in Ras Al Khaimah is organized by Ras Al Khaimah Exhibitions Centre and managed by International Sport Network Organization, contestants from the participating countries will participate in it, and compete over a period of 5 days from next 24 to 28 September at the Hamra International Center for Exhibitions and Conferences. The championship shall witness a competition of 5 age groups from male, female contestants and 8 sections of the Aerial sports, and the competitors shall be announced on the 1st of September”.
Al Sabab added that there are events to take place at the margins of the championship with which the participants from all countries will be pleased while tours shall be arranged to the tourism attractions in the Emirate among many other surprises that shall be announced in the due course.
It should be noted that the participating countries in the championship are the United Arab Emirates, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, China, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Malta, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Greece, India, Italy, Netherlands, South Africa, Slovenia, Sweden, UK and USA
His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, received at His Highness’s Palace in Saqr bin Mohammed City yesterday, Chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport in Abu Dhabi, Member of the Board of Directors of ETIHAD RAIL, Falah Muhammad Al Ahbabi, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, His Highness was briefed on the developments of the UAE national railway network project, its developments, achievements and future plans. He then lauded this strategic and vital project while highlighting its role in consolidating the country’s competitiveness and leading regional and international stature.
His Highness also witnessed the signing of an agreement between “Etihad Rail” and “Stevin Rock", one of the largest quarrying companies in the world, with the aim of providing rail freight services and transporting building materials from Ras Al Khaimah to Abu Dhabi. His Highness blessed the agreement and stressed the importance of supporting this national project because it represents a new pillar to enhance the economic and industrial sustainability of the UAE and the importance it bears to support sustainable development plans in the Emirate.