UAE: Air Force team thank Covid-19 heroes
Al Fursan’s displays were seen over select hospitals in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah to pay tribute to UAE frontliners battling to control coronavirus.
The three-day display, organised by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the UAE Armed Forces, was a message of gratitude from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Air displays over the UAE’s hospitals by the UAE Air Force’s aerobatic team, Al Fursan, concluded on Tuesday in spectacular fashion with an aerobatic show over select hospitals in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
Dubai Health Authority (DHA) expressed its appreciation to Al Fursan for spreading a positive atmosphere among the Authority’s staff.
The display started in Abu Dhabi on Sunday by flying over Al Rahba Hospital, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Zayed Military Hospital, Emirates Humanitarian City, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, and Al Ain Hospital in Al Ain between 5.30- 6.30 p.m.
On the second day, Al Fursan flew over Al Dhafra Hospital in Madinat Zayed.
On the third day, they were seen in the skies of Dubai, flying over the Kuwait Hospital, as well as in Sharjah over Al Kuwait Hospital as well.
In Ajman, they performed over the Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, while in Umm Al Quwain they were watched over the Field Hospital. In Ras Al Khaimah, the team were seen over the Field Hospital and Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital. In Khorfakkan, they displayed over Khorfakkan Hospital, and over the Field Hospital and Masafi Hospital in Fujairah.
On the final day, Al Fursan performed stunning displays in the skies, flying over Al Kuwait Hospital in Dubai; Al Kuwait Hospital in Sharjah; Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital in Ajman; the Field Hospital in Umm Al Quwain; the Field Hospital and Ibrahim Bin Hamad Obaidullah Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah; Khorfakkan Hospital, Masafi Hospital and the Field Hospital in Fujairah.
Sheikh Mohamed has, many a time, appreciated the fundamental role played by the nation’s doctors, nurses, paramedics, and administrative and technical staff, who are working round the clock under tough circumstances to ensure public safety and health in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention lauded the GHQ’s initiative, saying it carried an inspirational message of thanks and gratitude to the frontline medical, nursing and administrative staff.