Gaza University celebrates 51st UAE National Day

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Gaza, Dec. 8 (BNA): The University of Gaza has organized a large-scale celebration on 51st UAE National Day. The function was attended by the representative of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Ibrahim Abu Al-Naga; the Chairman of the University's Board of Trustees, Prof. Dr. Riyad Al-Khodary; and the President of the University, Dr. Hassan Abu Jarad, along with a number of Palestinian officials.


UAE Tolerance and Coexistence Minister Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, delivered a recorded speech before the ceremony, in which he expressed the UAE's appreciation of the Palestinian initiative to observe the 51st National Day, Emirates News Agency (WAM) reported.


"I want to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to you all, brothers and sisters, for joining us in celebrating the 51st National Day. This is a joyous occasion for us to celebrate how the UAE has developed into a prosperous nation that is keeping up with all the demands of the modern world. A state that pursues development and advancement while being true to itself and striving to promote tolerance, peace, and love throughout the world," said Shaikh Nahyan.


The president of the University said the UAE support is always present in the details of the Palestinians' lives and diaries, manifesting itself in the Palestinian neighborhoods, facilities, educational, health, and economic sectors, as well as in all Palestinian governorates and Jerusalem.


He highlighted in this regard the UAE support to the Palestinians through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).