44th UAE National Day: Wed 2nd December 2015
Today the United Arab Emirates celebrates 44 glorious years as a Nation. UAE National Day marks the unification of the seven emirates and the founding of the country in 1971 under Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the first president.
The seven Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain joined together on this day 44 years ago, to become one of the world’s fastest growing and most successful countries.
UAE National Day is a truly significant holiday for the nation, celebrating and hosting a number of fantastic and patriotic events around Dubai and the Emirates.