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Mass wedding ceremony of 150 Emirati couples held to commemorate UAE’s Golden Jubilee


Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan married Sheikha Fakhra, the daughter of Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamdan bin Mohamed Al Nahyan. The wedding ceremony was attended by the top UAE rulers.

In this article we shed light on the celebration and the how UAE has started the golden jubilee celebration in commemoration of the 50th UAE National Day.

Attendees at the celebration

The grand wedding ceremony was attended by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai; Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah.

Sheikhs, ministers, dignitaries, and high-ranking officials from all the emirates attended the weddings, in addition to the UAE rulers.

What did the celebration include

Alternatively; to make this event even more special there were also wedding ceremonies for 150 Emirati couples. The mass weddings were held to commemorate the UAE’s Golden Jubilee.

Sheikh Mohammed afterwards expressed his delight at being able to attend the weddings on Twitter. The Dubai Ruler tweeted,

“I was thrilled today, as were the people of the Emirates, at Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s wedding and the wedding of 150 young Emiratis with him. We extend our best wishes to the honourable Al Nahyan. We congratulate 300 Emirati families on their sons and daughters’ marriages.”

Khaleej times, Nov 2021

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s greetings were delivered to the newlyweds by the UAE rulers, crown princes, and deputy rulers. They also emphasised the leadership’s desire to strengthen family ties. And additionally; foster social cohesion while upholding traditional Emirati values and ideals.

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