Saif bin Zayed attends mass wedding for Defense Ministry staff
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) organized a mass wedding for 250 bride and groom from the ministry. employees in Abu Dhabi.
These employees included soldiers, civilians and the sons of martyrs. The wedding took place in the presence of Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior.
The ceremony coincides with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations.
Sheikh Saif congratulated the couples and their families on this occasion, wishing them a happy and stable married life filled with affection and love.
He urged them to build strong and cohesive families who are the lifeblood of the nation.
He assured them that the leaders of the UAE are keen to support the young Emiratis to ensure the stability of their families by providing them with all the services and capacities in a way that contributes to achieve happiness, contentment and helps them lead a decent life and to build a cohesive society.
The ceremony included folk performances, traditional songs and paintings, as well as speeches related to the occasion.
The ceremony was attended by Mattar Salem Ali Al Dhaheri, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant General Issa Saif bin Ablan Al Mazrouei, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces as well as numerous officers superiors of the Ministry of Defense, and several married families.
The ceremony began with the national anthem and Sheikh Saif took commemorative photos with the bride and groom. The ceremony included performances of folk arts, songs and heritage paintings.