• Short Summary

    SHEIKH ZAID ABU DHABI OPENED A NUMBER OF NEW DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AT ABU DHABI CITY ON THURSDAY. (7 AUGUST)
    THE OPENING CEREMONIES WERE PART OF THE CELEBRATING TO MARK THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF THE SHEIKH'S ACCESSION TO POWER.

  • Description

    SHEIKH ZAID ABU DHABI OPENED A NUMBER OF NEW DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS AT ABU DHABI CITY ON THURSDAY. (7 AUGUST)
    THE OPENING CEREMONIES WERE PART OF THE CELEBRATING TO MARK THE THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF THE SHEIKH'S ACCESSION TO POWER.

    THE CELEBRATIONS OPENED ON WEDNESDAY WITH A MILITARY PARADE AND FLYPAST.

    THURSDAY'S CEREMONIES WERE TO FORMALLY OPEN PROJECTS COMPLETED DURING HIS THREE-YEAR REIGN.

    AMONG THEM WAS A FOUR MILE-LONG CORNICHE SEA WALL. THE WALL, WHICH COST GBP2,250,000 STERLING, PROTECTS ABU DHABI FROM FLOODING. A QUARTER OF A MILLION YARDS OF LAND RECLAIMED FROM THE SEA HAVE NOW BEEN ADDED TO THE CITY.

    AT THE CEREMONY, SHEIKH ZAID UNVEILED A PLAQUE COMMEMORATING THE COMPLETION OF THE SEA WALL PROJECT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3QPZ8FFWC8Z66EEL67ZSHSTO9
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QPZ8FFWC8Z66EEL67ZSHSTO9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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