Abu Dhabi Inaugurates Zayed Gandhi Museum Which Reflects the Strong Ties between Two Countries

On 4th afternoon, the much anticipated Zayed-Gandhi Digital Museum was opened at Manarath Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi. The museum was jointly inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Ms Sushma Swaraj, India’s External Affairs Minister. The museum celebrates the 100th birth anniversary of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al Nahyan and the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. For the inaugural ceremony Noora Al Ka’abi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, along with other senior Emirati and Indian officials were also present.

The United Arab Emirates and India is known for sharing strong ties with each other. This strong tie is going to be renewed time and again for the visitors through the museum’s interactive digital content that is going to display the rare photos and videos representing the lives of the leaders.

The works and philosophies of the two leaders being almost same are going to be represented through their works. Both leaders had immense love towards their people. The museum tries to bring forth the great thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi and Sheikh Zayed. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, even commented that both Gandhi and Sheikh Zayes shared strong historical relations. Both brought a vast change which helped their respective countries to march forward. Moreover, they were not frightened by any kind of challenges in order to attain national goals which would help the people of the respective country to get better life.

Moreover, UAE is a tolerant nation. In fact, the key value of UAE is tolerance. It is the home of hundreds of nationalities, culture and faith. It doesn’t discriminate anyone and it perfectly demonstrates harmony, acceptance, and understanding. Every faith is given the privilege to worship without fear. The UAE has not only launched the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Award for Tolerance, it forms the perfect example of religious coexistence.