09/08/2018 09:33 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Photo exhibition marks 100th birth anniversary of UAE leader

The Embassy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) held a photo exhibition in Hanoi on August 8 marking the 100th birth anniversary of UAE founding father, late President Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Ambassador Obaid Saeed Bintaresh Al Dhaheri said in order to mark the historic national event, the incumbent UAE President has declared 2018 as the Year of Zayed, during which a series of events and initiatives will be launched at home and abroad in memory of the late leader, his life, career and humanitarian values.

He said the late President was one of the eminent and respected leaders of the country. In his life, he always respected all people irrespective of nationality, gender, religion and position, paid attention to promoting women’s rights and highly appreciated foreigners’ contributions to national development.

The President led the country from 1971 till his death in 2004.

The ambassador said the leader’s vision brought about a dynamic and balanced diplomatic policy without interference into internal affairs of other countries, contributing to building a better future for the mankind.

Visitors had a chance to watch a film featuring the life of the late President, enjoy the country’s cuisine, photos and pictures featuring his life and career.