50 years of achievements: UAE Announces 2021 as 'The Year of The 50th'
- Publish date: Tuesday، 16 March 2021 Last update: Sunday، 21 March 2021
The UAE President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has revealed the theme for the year 2021 as ‘Year of the 50th’ and officially starts at April 6, 2021, and lasts until March 31, 2022.
The theme celebrates the UAE marking 50 years of its founding this year.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed said: "'The Year of the 50th represents a historic defining moment in our journey that started immediately after the declaration of the UAE’s union in 1971.
من هنا، نحتفي معاً بـ50 عاماً من تحقيق الطموحات.— The Year of the 50th (@UAEYearOf) March 16, 2021
50 عاماً من بناء الآمال.
50 عاماً، من بناء وطن للجميع.
نحن هنا لنحتفل بالحياة. #عام_الخمسين
50 years of realised dreams. 50 years of hope. 50 years of togetherness. 50 years of us. Are you ready to move forward? #UAE50 pic.twitter.com/og7WW635Us
"It’s an acknowledgement of the resolute will and strong determination our Founding Fathers had while building up their nation. It also comes in recognition of the sincere efforts made by our citizens for our nation to be what we are seeing today as one of the best growing and fastest developing countries in the world."
The celebration includes a series of initiatives to behold the UAE’s revered history, noble values and unique achievements.