MOSCOW, 12th May, 2016 (WAM)–The Military Attache has, in coordination with the UAE Embassy to the Federal Republic of Russia, held a reception at Saint Regis Hotel in Moscow, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the UAE Armed Forces’ Unification Day.

The guests were received by the deputy of the military attache, Lt. Colonel Dahi Al Kaabi and Ismail Al Zaabi, deputy head of mission of the embassy, along with diplomats at the embassy, as well as a group of Emirati students studying in Moscow.

The ceremony was attended by the ambassadors accredited to Moscow, senior Russian armed forces’ officers, military attaches accredited to Russia and senior Russian officials.

On this occasion, the audience extended their congratulations to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is a Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. They also greeted Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme commander of the Armed Forces, and Members of Supreme Council, Their Highnesses Rulers of the Emirates, on the occasion.