Did you do a ‘silent prayer’ @ 11:30 am yesterday?

By Angel Chan

ABU DHABI 30 November 2017: Remember to pause at what you are doing and observe a minute of silence in remembrance of those who have fallend while defending the UAE.

The Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office (MFAO) at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court has called on nationals and expatriates in the UAE to observe a moment of silence and prayer at 11:30 am local time on 30th November to honour UAE heroes and express solidarity with their families.

The MFAO asserted that participation in this gesture is open to all residents across the UAE, said Wam.

It also called upon all local and federal entities, as well as diplomatic missions abroad, to observe the Commemoration Day ceremonies according to the Commemoration Day guidelines document issued by the MFAO, and lower the national flag at 8:00 am, before raising it again at 11:31 am, noting that employees and officials are not required to attend the above mentioned ceremony at the workplace.