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Abu Dhabi's tallest tower named after Sheikh Mohammed

Abu Dhabi's tallest tower named after Sheikh Mohammed

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Yesterday, in a ceremony to mark UAE Flag Day, the new tall building which stands 382 metres high in the heart of the UAE capital was named after the much-loved Dubai ruler

Under the orders from the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the tallest building in Abu Dhabi City was recently named after His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Announcing the decision while celebrating the UAE's Flag Day, Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security advisor and deputy chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, said the gesture "reflects the strong bonds of fraternity and love between all Emiratis, and reflect the high status of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid in the UAE and internationally".

Following the ceremony, the Dubai ruler toured the Mohammed bin Rashid Tower before going to the top (92nd) floor of the building – which stands at 382 metres high – to view Abu Dhabi's glorious skyline.

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