30 Nov 2021
RTA holds minute’s silence to pray for the souls of UAE’s martyrs
His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), accompanied by several CEOs and Directors, have flown the UAE flag at half-mast at the Head Office of RTA. They have also observed minute’s silence in commemoration of the lives of the nation’s martyrs. The event is held in remembrance of Martyr's Day, which corresponds to November 30th of each year.
His Excellency Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said, “On this day, we recall the sacrifices of our armed forces heroes who lost their lives in defending rights and supporting the oppressed. Our martyrs will remain a source of pride for the people of the UAE and the Arab and Islamic nations.
“Under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai; and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, the UAE is setting a decent example of doing whatever it takes to protect the Arab soil,” added Al Tayer.