UAE National Day on 2 December

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UAE National Day is celebrated on 2 December each year in the United Arab Emirates.The seventh emirate, Ra’s al-Khaimah, was added to the federation on 10 February 1972 making it the last state to join. The National day of UAE stands for the nationalisation from the British Protectorate Treaties which were declared in 1968 and also falls on the anniversary of the federal unification of the seven emirates in 1971 which combined to form the modern-day country, headed by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the federation’s first president. Grand celebrations are held across the country to mark the event.