Held at the DFM Trading Floor in the presence of His Excellency Essa Kazim, Chairman of DFM, the ceremony included numerous activities and commenced with performing the national anthem and a welcome note from Maryam Fekri, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Head of Clearing, Settlement and Depository Division of DFM. The event also included act plays about the UAE’s history, screening a documentary about the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan as well as competitions about the UAE’s momentous history and heritage. Moreover, the DFM organized a competition for its employees on the best car decoration that reflects the patriotic spirit of this occasion.
His Excellency Essa Kazim said; “As we celebrate the National Day, we would like to congratulate their Highnesses the Rulers of the Emirates and the people of the UAE. As we celebrate this occasion, we would like to express our pride with the impressive journey of the founding fathers of our country, whose vision and efforts led to the welfare of the UAE people. This is an opportunity to reiterate allegiance towards our cherished country and the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and the Rulers of the Emirates, as they pursue their efforts to reinforce UAE’s achievements.”