The Establishment of the United Arab Emirates

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Historic moments that formed the United Arab Emirates
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, 18/2/1968
Abu Dhabi and Dubai Union Agreement, 18/2/1968
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, 18/2/1968
Agreement of the Union of the Nine, 27/2/1968
Declaration of the Federation of the Nine, Guest Palace, Dubai, 27/02/1968
The first meeting of the Supreme Federation Council of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, May 1968
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan speaks to journalists about Union of the Nine, Abu Dhabi, 25/05/1968
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan speaks to journalists about Union of the Nine, Abu Dhabi, 25/05/1968
The second meeting of the Supreme Council of the Union of the Nine, Doha, October 1968
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan at the meeting of the Rulers Council, Doha, 1969 
The third meeting of the Supreme Council of the Union of the Nine, Doha, May 1969
Ahmed Khalifa Al Suwaidi reading the declaration of the union of the UAE, 18/7/1971
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan checking the design of the flag of the United Arab Emirates with Saif Ghobash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan signing the document of the termination of the Special Treaty Relations between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, 1/12/1971
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Founder of the UAE, and the Rulers of the Emirates signing the document of Independence and Declaration of the Union, 2/12/1971
Ahmed Khalifa Al Suwaidi reading the declaration of establishment of the United Arab Emirates, 2/12/1971
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan signing of the Treaty of Friendship between the UAE and UK, 2/12/1971
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan at flag hoisting during Union Declaration, 2/12/1971
Rulers of Emirates after flag-hoisting, 2/12/1971
Rulers of Emirates after flag-hoisting, 2/12/1971
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan after flag-hoisting, 2/12/1971
Instrument Announcing the Accession of Ras Al Khaimah to the United Arab Emirates, 10/2/1972
Rulers of the United Arab Emirates after Ras Al Khaimah joins the Union, 10/2/1972
Following the Promise
Establishment of the United Arab Emirates
Scenes of Union
First Group of Stamps Displaying the Name United Arab Emirates (UAE), 1/1/1973
United Arab Emirates National Anthem 
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