UAE Ministry of Defense Launches Year of Zayed Exhibition

Photo: WAM WAM28.05.2018 UAE
UAE Ministry of Defense Launches Year of Zayed Exhibition

UAE Ministry of Defense Launches Year of Zayed Exhibition

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Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, UAE Minister of State for Defense Affairs, has opened the ‘Year of Zayed 2018’ exhibition, organized by the Ministry of Defense at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.

 

The event marks the 100th birthday of the Founding Father of UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

 

The exhibition, which runs until the end of the year, showcases some photographs, paintings and collections that record aspects of Sheikh Zayed’s life, as well as early editions of military magazines and books that highlight his life and legacy, and a rare collection of books and coins printed during the life of the founding father.

 

The exhibition is organized in cooperation with the UAE Armed Forces Museum and Military History Centre, Moral Guidance Directorate at the General Command of the Armed Forces, the National Archives, Ahmed Obaid Al Mansoori, Founder of the Crossroads of Civilizations Museum, and Abdullah Al-Kaabi, a collector specializing in media articles about Sheikh Zayed. 

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