His Excellency Dr. Lowai Mohamed Belhoul, Director General of the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department affirmed that the National Day is a special national event embodying a strong sense of patriotism and loyalty to both the homeland and our wise leadership, who place paramount importance on the happiness and well-being of their citizens.

In a statement marking this glorious day, Dr. Belhoul said: "this delightful national festival is a testament to the UAE's unique model of unity, the foundation of which was established by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and his brothers, the founding fathers who forged the core of the Union and laid the founding stone for all subsequent achievements seen by the United Arab Emirates over the last 47 years".

He added that the celebration of the National Day under the slogan "This is Zayed, This is the UAE", fills our hearts with pride and gratitude and compels us to work more diligently to preserve and cherish the legacy of the founding father who, thanks to his foresight and guidance, shaped the future of the country and helped it attain global recognition.

Dr. Belhoul congratulated the visionary leadership of the UAE, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and their brothers members of the Federal Supreme Council who continue on the mission of the founding fathers and stride confidently into the future until the UAE's name has become synonymous with development, modernity, pioneering and competitiveness.