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03 November, 2015

Al-Futtaim Logistics celebrates UAE Flag day

Flag Day falls on November 3, and coincides with the day President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan's accession as President of the UAE. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, called for launching a national, popular, comprehensive and continuous campaign to mark the Flag Day and called on all Emiratis to hoist the flag and participate in the national event.

At Al-Futtaim Logistics, the ceremony started with UAE flag hoisting by Mr. Abdulrahman Saqr, Director of Human Resources Automotive. Special guest Mr. Nasser AlBaloushi, Deputy GM Emiratisation & Corporate Affairs

Automotive Corporate joined the event with Mr. Raman Kumar, Managing Director, Sami Abuhatab, Senior HR Business Partner along with our emarati colleagues and associates.  UAE flags day celebration united over 900 associates across all Al-Futtaim Logistics branches in UAE to commemorate the National Flag Day.

UAE Flag is a symbol of union, highlighting the value of national unity and denotes strong sense of loyalty and belonging among the UAE community.

"We are delighted to join our colleagues at Al-Futtaim Logistics in celebrating our beloved nation's flag day. This is a great occasion to stand alongside our diverse associates, united under one flag, to renew our commitment to serve this nation and its rulers, led by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed AlNahyan, President of UAE and his brother Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid AlMaktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai.", said Abdulrahman Saqr, HR Director, Al-Futtaim Automotive Group.

"Flag day marks the day Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed AlNahyan became the President of UAE. There is a great symbolism with flags as they unite us, give us pride and remind us that we are all part of one nation. As His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, once said, "The flag demonstrates our unity behind our leader, our love to him and the pledge of the people to be loyal to him as the president and leader of UAE." said Nasser AlBaloushi, Deputy GM of Emiratisation and Corporate Affairs, Al-Futtaim Automotive Group.

Mr. Raman Kumar said "Al-Futtaim Logistics is honored to mark the UAE Flag day occasion. We are able to witness what the leaders of this country have envisioned and are very grateful to be part of the growth of this nation."