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His Excellency Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash

Year of the 50th - 2021

H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE announced 2021, as the ‘Year of the 50th’ to commemorate 50 years of  the UAE’s formation in 1971.  From 6 April 2021 until 31 March 2022, the UAE will celebrate its remarkable journey over the last 50 years and begin preparing for the next 50.

The activities marking the UAE’s Golden Jubilee will be built on the following four pillars:

  • launching the ‘Year of the 50th’ with a festive spirit that engages all those who call the UAE their home
  • calling upon all UAE nationals to contemplate the values and achievements of the past in honour of the UAE’s Founding Fathers
  • inspiring youth to have their vision about the next 50 years and supporting them to make quality national achievements
  • Championing long-term initiatives and impactful policies to empower citizens and residents to do their part.

Follow the official account of the ‘Year of the 50th’ celebrations on Twitter.

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