British Museum Renames Gallery Commemorating UAE’s Sheikh Zayed

Via: The National

By Nada Hamouda

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Tourism signed an agreement with the British Museum on the 20th of June to name one of its galleries after the late Sheikh Zayed. A tribute set to honor the Founding Father of UAE’s commitment to agriculture as a way to modernize the UAE.

Via: Dubai Forum

Moreover, the agreement will also include the development of a loan framework. Hence, some important objects from the British Museum will be exhibited at Zayed National Museum upon its opening.

Via: Apollo Magazine

The British Museum, established in 1753, houses some of the world-famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies. The gallery explores the history of farming in the Middle East and the resulting social, cultural, and economic progress that formed the modern world in Europe.

Via: The National

WE SAID THIS: Salute to the Founding Father of the Middle East’s sweetheart, the UAE!

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