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Sheikh Mohammed Makes Surprise Call To Residents on National Day

Smartphone users were in for a surprise after receiving a call by Sheikh Mohammed, offering well wishes ahead of the UAE’s 47th National Day.

Surprise call by Sheikh Mohammed

In a first, Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid made a surprise call to lucky residents with the number ‘1971,’ greeting them ahead of the National Day. In the call, he said, “This is Mohammed bin Rashid. I wanted to wish you a happy National Day personally. I hope you have happy days ahead, and for the nation a wonderful future. We will continue to serve you and this nation. May you, your families and this country be blessed always.”  

National Day this Sunday

UAE’s 47th National Day will fall this Sunday, 2nd December. The occasion will witness people gather together to celebrate the spirit of the nation, with celebrations going on across the country. To mark the National Day, you can catch a display of fireworks throughout Dubai, from La Mer to The Beach, JBR to Dubai Festival City and Al Seef.

Hear Fazza’s surprise call to Dubai Police last Eid

While the entire nation enjoyed Eid Al Adha with a long weekend last August, Dubai’s Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum made a surprise call to Dubai Police, wishing them Eid Mubarak and thanking them for staying on duty. He said “Assalamu alaikum and good morning to all of you, I just wanted to greet you and wish you a blessed Eid while on duty. I pray to God that you will have many happy returns.”