UAE Ambassador to Vietnam Obaid Saeed Bintaresh Al Dhaheri and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Vu Hong Nam at the exhibition (Source: CPV)

Accordingly, films on the life of the late President are screened; photos and pictures on his life and career are displayed; traditional dishes of UAE are introduced.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, UAE Ambassador to Vietnam Obaid Saeed Bintaresh Al Dhaheri said that UAE President has declared 2018 as the Year of Zayed, during which diverse events and initiatives will be launched at home and abroad to commemorate the late leader and reinstate his life and career.

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. He 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./.

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