vineri, 29 mai 2009

Abu Dhabi Celebrates the Beginning of Construction for the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Built on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, the 24,000 square metre Louvre Abu Dhabi was conceived by architect Jean Nouvel.

ABU DHABI.- His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today welcomed French President Nicolas Sarkozy to a commemorative ceremony to mark the start of construction on the Louvre Abu Dhabi—the first universal museum to be built in the Middle East. In a presentation before dignitaries at Emirates Palace, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed and President Sarkozy accepted a time capsule for the museum from children from United Arab Emirates and France which will be placed in the Louvre Abu Dhabi at a future date.

See more about this news at

Niciun comentariu: