King Mohammed VI to opening Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi (video)
During his official visit to the United Arab Emirates, was King Mohammed VI tonight at the opening of the Louvre Museum in Abu Dhabi. The King was accompanied by the French premier Macron and his wife Brigitte. The King did not come with empty hands and brought a number of historical works of art from the 19th century as gifts, including a manuscript of the Holy Quran, a rifle (Mokahla), a sword and a few leaves. Cedar wood door from Fez-.
The launch of the building of the museum already happened 10 years ago. It ran the necessary delays on, but is now finally officially opened. Starting from Saturday, the museum opened to the public.
"Today a world cultural monument launched: the Louvre Abu Dhabi collects icons of art that reflect the collective genius of humanity," said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan just before the official opening.