UAE exhibits achievements at Assilah Festival 2010

25/07/2010 - Dubai Lifestyle News
UAE exhibits achievements at Assilah Festival 2010

Posted by Neil King

The UAE's cultural achievements and heritage are currently being showcased at an exhibition in Morocco, it has been revealed.

Entitled "Cultural and Educational Achievements of the UAE", the exhibition at the Assilah Festival 2010 aims to show the progress made by the Abu Dhabi Authority of Culture and Heritage in recent years when it comes to promoting and preserving the region's rich history, WAM News Agency reported.

The exhibition includes information on the restoration of Al Jahli Fort in Al Ain, which was erected in 1898 by Sheikh Zayed The First.

In addition, the exhibition is displaying information on some of the many educational and academic projects which have contributed to "the unprecedented cultural boom in the UAE", the news agency said.

Meanwhile, Xinhua reported this week that Dubai is becoming an increasingly popular destination among tourists from the Far East, with the emirate last year seeing the number of guests from China staying in its hotels increase to 107,488 from 96,328 in 2008.ADNFCR-2019-ID-19905359-ADNFCR