In response to HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum's call for simultaneous Flag Day activities
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) joined the nation in celebrating UAE Flag Day (Tuesday, 3 November) by hoisting the UAE Flag on all its District Cooling Plants across Dubai.
HE Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said the company was delighted to follow the directive of HH Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai on simultaneous flag hoisting at 12 noon.
“We are responding to the call of HH Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to launch a nationwide campaign to celebrate the UAE Flag Day on November 3,” said Bin Shafar. “The day celebrates the anniversary of President HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan assuming office as the president of the country.”
Empower has planned Flag Day activities in many of its facilities, including plants in Business Bay, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Palm Jumeirah, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Discovery Gardens, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai Design District, amongst others.
HE Bin Shafar, along with other senior officials at Empower, attended flag hoisting aimed at encouraging the UAE community to celebrate the high standing of the country by respecting its flag.
“We take pride in being in a country that recognises the importance of unity, and appreciate the efforts of its leadership. It is fitting for Empower to be an active participant in this initiative as we at Empower have reached a prestigious position globally, inspired by the vision of the great leaders, who are building this country for the generations to come,” said Bin Shafar.