28th August is Emirati Women’s Day in the United Arab Emirates. Celebrated each year on August 28 it was founded in 2015 by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak to honor the accomplishments of women in developing the nation.
The flag of the UAE was adopted in December 1971. The design consists of a horizontal tricolor of the Pan-Arab colors of green, white and black. A vertical red bar is at the left hand hoist side.