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Lanterns light up Ajman sky

posted on 04/12/2012: 2609 views

While the 41st National Day celebrations spread across the country, the Ajman Tourism Development Department, ATDD, on Sunday evening flew thousands of sky lanterns, falling just short of a world record.

The first event of its kind in the emirate, held at the Corniche area, saw the presence of Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Executive Council.

Also present were Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ajman Tourism Development Department, ATDD, Faisal Ahmed Al Nuaimi, Director General, ATDD; Abdullah Amin Al Sharfa, Advisor to His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman; as well as a number of Sheikhs, dignitaries and residents.

Sheikha Azza bint Sultan Al Nuaimi, Acting Director of Ajman Tourism Development Department, ATDD, said the 90 teams, comprising 4,502 volunteers from UAE nationals, residents and visitors, managed to fly 11,222 hot air balloons.

"We were set to fly 15,000 sky lanterns, but we could not break the previous Guinness Record (of 12,740 sky lanterns) set in Romania.”

Shaikha Azza added that the event was one of a series of functions aimed at promoting tourism in the emirate.

"The celebrations of the 41st National Day in every nook and corner of the country in general, and the emirate in particular, truly reflect people's love, dedication and loyalty to our prudent leaders.”

Wafaa M, a teacher from Egypt, said she and her family were very happy to participate in the event. "The national day celebrations are no longer limited to Emiratis.”

Echoing the same sentiment, Syrian Amira A, said she felt she was celebrating her own national day. Mohammed Ahmed who hails from Sudan, said he was very keen to participate in the UAE National Day celebrations every year. "I have been staying here for over 10 years now with my family. We never feel we are foreigners; on the contrary, this is our second home.”

"I take the chance to congratulate all Emiratis on their national day and wish them more prosperity and welfare,” he said, noting that the thousands of hot air balloons flown in the sky formed an inspiring image. – Khaleej Times


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