x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

600 graduate from military classes

Hundreds of students from schools across Abu Dhabi yesterday graduated from a military instruction programme called Flags.

Hundreds of students from schools across Abu Dhabi yesterday graduated from a military instruction programme called Flags.

Mariam Khalifa Al Shamsi of the training company Al Shaheen, which ran the classes, said the scheme helped to build character and gave the youngsters a greater sense of responsibility. "The Flags programme provides students with all the skills necessary to protect themselves, their community and their homeland," she added.

Abu Dhabi Police, the Armed Forces and Abu Dhabi Education Council took part in yesterday's ceremony at Zayed University for Girls, where 600 students from 13 schools graduated.