Sheikha Hana bint Juma Al Majid, wife of his Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Ras al Khaimah expressed her pride in the heroism and valour of the UAE soldiers in Yemen.
In an exclusive interview with ‘Al Bayan’ she expressed her deep appreciation for the great sacrifices made in the battle in Yemen.
She expressed appreciation for the mothers of the martyrs who lost their lives in defense of the homeland and supporting the legitimacy of the government in Yemen.
She appreciated the decision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the armed forces, for the establishment of an office for martyrs families affiliated to his court.
Four of her sons are at the service of the nation.
“I am an Emirati mother and am proud to be able to give my sons Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Ras Al Khaimah Crown Prince, and his brother Sheikh Ahmed, to be among the soldiers of the nation.”
She added that the third son Sheikh Khalid has graduated from the fourth national service and was awarded the Golden Sword.
She added that the fourth brother Sheikh Saqr bin Saud is ready to join his brothers in service of the nation.
She said that the family was surprised when Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi said he was traveling to Yemen, bag in hand.
She then spoke about the participation of her son Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud among the UAE troops in Yemen and said, “My son Ahmed has chosen the military life.”
Of her son Sheikh Ahmed, she said, his life is under his leadership instructions and we did not know that he was in Ma’arib.
Sheikh Ahmed suffered an injury but his mother said he refused to travel to the USA for treatment without his comrades also injured in battle.
She added after visa procedures he traveled and accompanied by some of his colleagues who desired treatment in USA, while others preferred to travel Germany to near distance to the UAE, and do not believe in the joy when they joined him.
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