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In 1971, a lot of Emirati soldiers gave up their lives during the battle of Greater Tunb in order to unite the seven separate states into one thriving nation. This historical moment was made possible thanks to the rulers of the Emirates who signed a unification agreement to create the United Arab Emirates.
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UAE Commemoration Day 2024 date
UAE Commemoration Day significance
Commemoration Day is an annual observance designed to acknowledge the commitment and selflessness of both the UAE’s military personnel and civilians, paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their nation. The following day after Commemoration Day is UAE National Day, which signifies the historic moment when the seven emirates united to form the United Arab Emirates, led by the esteemed late Sheikh Zayed, often referred to as the Father of the UAE.
How to celebrate Commemoration Day in UAE?
Annually, the UAE observes a countrywide one-minute pause to honour the memory of individuals who sacrificed their lives in service to the nation.
The precise timing for the one-minute period of silence for 2024 has not been officially announced yet. Please refer to this section for updates, as it will be promptly updated once the official information is released.