Today, we celebrate UAE Flag Day at ASSENT STEEL
We raise the UAE Flag high and proud as we honor this occasion and renew our allegiance to the UAE Leadership and its people.
We also share some interesting facts about the UAE Flag that all should know –
1. The Flag was first used on December 2, 1971 at the Declaration of he UAE Federation. The late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the UAE, was the first person to hoist the Flag.
2. The Flag
The Flag was designed by Mr. Abdulla Mohammed Al Ma’enah after he read an advertisement announcing a competition for designing the UAE flag sponsored by Al Diwan Al Amiri Abu Dhabi. The competition was published in the Al Ittihad newspaper in Abu Dhabi two months prior to the declaration of the UAE’s formation. About 1,030 designs participated, with only 6 short-listed from which the present-day flag was ultimately selected.