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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 19 July 2018

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed send Eid greetings to brave soldiers in Yemen in video address

They both expressed their profound pride in the nation's brave soldiers performing their military duties as part of efforts to restore legitimate government in Yemen

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, have spoken to, via video conference, service personnel situated in Yemen's Red Sea coast, on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

They both expressed their profound pride in the nation's brave soldiers performing their military duties as part of efforts to restore the internationally-recognised government in Yemen.

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid said that the UAE leaders and people expressed their congratulations and well wishes on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr.

"We wish you success on your endeavours during this historic time," he said.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed prayed to Allah the Almighty for the safe return of the nation's soldiers to their homeland. "Eid Mubarak to you and your families," he added.

In turn, the soldiers relayed their well wishes for Eid Al Fitr to them both, the President Sheikh Khalifa and the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, reiterating their firm stance and pride in defending the nation and supporting their brothers in Yemen.

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