The vast influence of the UAE’s founding father will commemorated with the unveiling of The Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi.
A permanent national tribute to Shaeikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan will be revealed on January 22, 2018.
The year has been named The Year of Zayed, to mark what would have been his 100th birthday.
The Founder’s Memorial will be located at the intersection of 1st and 2nd Street on the Corniche.
Visitors will be able to discover more about Sheikh Zayed’s life and how his legacy continues to play a part in everyday UAE life and around the world.
There will be rare footage of Sheikh Zayed, personal stories and artefacts from his life, giving people a glimpse into what makes him such an influential leader and great visionary.
His commitment to nurturing local plants and flowers will be brought to life if the gardens around the memorial.