KINGDOM OF JORDAN IS REGISTERED AS A CANDIDATE FOR WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION IN 2015

KINGDOM OF JORDAN IS REGISTERED AS A CANDIDATE FOR WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION IN 2015

On 3 of November 2014, the presentation of the candidature program of Kingdom of Jordan for 2015-World Best Tourist Destination Award had taken place.

The President of European Council on Tourism and Trade, Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea express his heart-felt congratulation on the registering of Jordan as a World Best Tourist Destination Award candidate, a perfect moment in increasing the international standing of the country.

The candidatures of capital city of Amman and the archaeological site of Jerash as World Capital of Culture and Tourism for 2015 are also important moments in world branding the country.

H.E. Jordan Ambassador Sakker Malcavi that underlined that between Europe and Jordan we can observe a large area of common interests , designed to forge a good understanding  between the two nations.

 

President-Kingdom of Jordan

 Friendly meeting between Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Sakker Malcavi, Ambassador of Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

The European – Jordanian relationship must be an example for a better relation between Europe and Middle Eastern countries.

If in the last period the bilateral dialogue, especially economic and tourism cooperation with this area was faltering, now it is an auspicious moment for reconstructing and rebuilding this framework of dialogue and friendship with the support of the highest tourism organization in the world-European Council on Tourism and Trade, appreciated ambassador Sakker Malcavi outlining his appreciation for the encouragement`s offered by Prof.Dr.Anton Caragea and had stated that the vision of developing and fostering new economic, politic and cultural relations between Europe and Jordan is a shared vision.

Jerash city

Jerash-candidate city of WORLD CAPITAL OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

The dialogue had continued on concrete aspects and analyses of economic, political and cultural bilateral relations and on ways of fostering this dialogue on to the future after the competitions for World Best Tourist Destination Award and World Capital of Culture and Tourism.

Kingdom of Jordan is a perfect tourist destination that is encapsulating cultural and historical patrimony, beautiful scenic landscapes, and a perfect share of the Red Sea Riviera stated President Anton Caragea.

Especially important was the common analysis of the region problems and evolution`s and the shared vision in a Middle East free of terrorism menaces, living in peace and development, a vision that drive`s Jordan and European Council on Tourism and Trade towards tourism and economic cooperation with a mutual goal.

I wish full success to Jordan candidature for World Best Tourist Destination Award and World Capital of Culture and Tourism, concluded ECTT President.

 

The dialogue led the foundations of a successful diplomatic mandate and fostering the relations between European Council on Tourism and Trade and Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and constitutes a promise for re-launching world tourism towards Jordan in the nearest future.

EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON TOURISM AND TRADE SHOWERED WITH PRAISED AFTER MEETING PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE AND ZANU PF

EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON TOURISM AND TRADE SHOWERED WITH PRAISED AFTER MEETING PRESIDENT ROBERT MUGABE AND ZANU PF

The relations between Europe and Africa were rapidly evolving in a positive direction after the visit of an important european delegation from the main EU tourism body of European Council on Tourism and Trade in the Republic of Zimbabwe.

The main function was held in Zimbabwe capital, Harare, where the EU team had entrusted the world highest tourism order to The President of Zimbabwe in a lofty ceremony for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION IN 2014. 

The visit made between 28 May-6 June 2014 by an European delegation headed by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade was destined to restart the bilateral relation between Europe and the Republic of Zimbabwe and the southern region of Africa, a region in full economic development and with a long tradition of partnership with our country.

H.E. President Robert Gabriel Mugabe-a true African hero and Professor Dr. Anton Caragea

 

During the visit Professor Dr. Anton Caragea was welcomed by H.E. President of Republic of Zimbabwe-Robert Gabriel Mugabe who stated that: is exuding with love and gratitude for the visit of Professor Dr. Anton Caragea.

President Robert Mugabe express his gratitude for Professor Dr. Anton Caragea continuous support in promoting Zimbabwe integration in international tourism arena and stated than: when others where plotting to punish us you think at rewarding us and make us friends. From the profundity of our heart: Tank you Professor !

 

Professor Dr. Anton Caragea at his turn praised president Mugabe stating that: the world did not forget the ten years spent in the dungeons of the colonial rule, the world did not forget the 20 years of revolutionary activity at the risk of the life and personal peace, spent in the opposition to the absurd regime of apartheid and segregation of Old time Rhodesia.

 

As we do not forget the word of reconciliation spoken after this years of struggle, ten years before Nelson Mandela similar example: “If yesterday I fought you as an enemy, today you have become a friend,” “If yesterday you hated me, today you cannot avoid the love that binds me to you.”

We will never forget that 35 years ago from Harare you have called all nations of Africa to wake up from the long colonial sleep to a new and rich life of fulfillment`s.

 

Your name is and will be forever inscribed for me and for all the honest people of the world along the names of the fathers of free Africa:Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere, Jomo Kenyatta etc. as a giant of liberation and freedom fight in Africa and the world.

Government of Zimbabwe and WBTDA-web

President Robert Gabriel Mugabe and Professor Dr. Anton Caragea leading WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD ceremony 

 

Other meeting where held by H.E. Professor Dr. Anton Caragea with Hon. J.T.R Majuru- Vice-President of Republic of Zimbabwe, S.K.Moyo-Senior Minister (Prime Minister) of Zimbabwe, Hon. N. Goche-Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Tourism Walter Mzembi etc.

During the discussion, foreign policy cooperation, opening of honorary consulates and economic cooperation councils as well as economic and investment opportunities where tabled offering opportunity for European countries to take part in the business boom and bonanza of southern region of Africa and specially the Republic of Zimbabwe buoyant economic environment.

 

The European delegation enjoyed a sophisticated cultural program with visit to the History Museum of Harare, National Heroes Acre and to the wonderful UNESCO heritage site of Great Zimbabwe-the largest African palatial complex dating from XII century and covering 700 hectares and a chance to discover the world greatest cascade: Victoria waterfall.

 

In sign of honor Professor Dr. Anton Caragea occupied the Winston Churchill apartment in the famous Victorian hotel of Victoria Falls.

The high level visit, the first after a 25 year hiatus in bilateral relation offered to the parties the opportunity to table concrete cultural, tourism and cooperation projects and to highlight the bilateral support for the development of the social and political cooperation.

 

The Republic of Zimbabwe becomes now the main political and strategic partner in the region of southern Africa, offering innumerable opportunities for developing friendly ties.

 

Helicopter ride over ZambeziProfessor Dr. Anton Caragea and his delegation take a helicopter tour over Victoria Fall bordering Zimbabwe and Zambia

Victoria Water Fall observed from helicopter (3.000 meters)

Victoria Falls-the world largest cascade.

Professor Dr. Anton Caragea touring Great Zimbabwe(the biggest African palatial complex dating from XII century)

 In the heart of Great Zimbabwe historical complex

Elephant safari in the desert heart of Zimbabwe

President Professor Dr. Anton Caragea gives an interview to Zimbabwe National Television

ZIMBABWE IS THE FIRST AFRICAN COUNTRY TO BE ELECTED AS WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION

Zimbabwe has become the first African country to be nominated as WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION. The decision has being taken by European Council on Tourism and Trade, the main european body entrusted to promote European tourism in the world.

The decision was announced by the President Office of European Council on Tourism and Trade at the end of two day`s of debates on the occasion of European spring 2014 tourism conference.   

On May 3, 2014 in a public séance of the European Council on Tourism and Trade, gathering representatives of tourism organizations from European continent has debated the list of candidates for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION for 2014.

President Anton Caragea declares Zimbabwe as winner of World Best Tourist Destination Award fro 2014

President of European Council on Tourism and Trade declares ZIMBABWE as WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2014

On the debate for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD FOR 2014, Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade (ECTT) presented the report titled: ZIMBABWE: THE PERFECT AFRICAN DESTINATION. A SEVEN WONDER IN TOURISM AND CULTURAL POTENTIAL proposing ZIMBABWE as the winner of WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2014 and as receiver of FAVORITE CULTURAL DESTINATION distinction for 2014.

Delegates from 26 countries attended ECTT gathering

Delegates from 27 countries debated the future of tourism for a two day summit.

Among the reasons for awarding WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2014 to ZIMBABWE the report outlined:

–                      The peerless organization of World Tourism Organization General Assembly in 24-30 August 2013, the world gathering of tourism experts comprising more than 120 countries.

The successful organizing of this world event, despite tremendous logistic and economic challenges, proves without a doubt the capacity of Zimbabwe authority and tourism industry to organize world level events and to host all level of tourism.

After the perfect support and creative vision in carving a successful world tourism meeting,  ZIMBABWE has unequivocal demonstrated that is a safe, open and perfect managed tourism power house.

–                      The promotion and support offered to a new concept of community natural protection supporting tourism friendly to nature, with low ecological impact and preservation of natural biodiversity and protection of endangered species and areas, especially rainforest south-African eco-climate.

Community based ecotourism protection carved by Minister Walter Mzembi is a perfect way to share revenues and income, to support rural communities in prospering and presenting their foodstuff and handicrafts to the world and to make eco-tourism as the base for an economic local development.                  Sharing tourism benefits to all the population, offering eco-friendly tourism it is a lesson that REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE is offering to the world.

Delegates from 27 countries attended ECTT gathering

An unanimity vote choose ZIMBABWE as FAVORITE CULTURAL DESTINATION AND WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2014

–                      Offering to tourists and outstanding and pristine nature and the opportunity to explore nature, to contribute to ecological preservation and the opportunity to visit extraordinary space such as: the unique landscape of Victoria Waterfall, the National Parks as: Mana, Eastern Highlands from Manicaland, Mana Basins from West Mashonaland, Exfoliated Hills from Matebeland, Chilojo Cliffs, and Matobo Hills from Bulawayo etc.

All this regions and natural parks are model of achievements in ecological and green tourism that must be world recognized.

–                      The continuous development and protection of cultural and historical patrimony of Republic of Zimbabwe, the transformation of Harare in a historical and spiritual center offering to the visitor a glimpse into rich culture and heritage of  people’s of Zimbabwe

–                      The preservation of an outstanding historical and cultural patrimony that comprises wonderful sites such as: cultural, historical and rich legacy of Great Kingdom of Zimbabwe, the preservation of the former capital of Shone Kingdom-Great Zimbabwe in Masvingo area with a world-class fortification system and palatial complex from 12th century, this are offering a rare insight  for tourists into one of the greatest civilization of pre-colonial Africa and a rare window into traditions of centuries.

–                      Today, REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE is creating and offering for tourists an open air museum, a rare collection of historical and archeological treasures that educate and enrich the world.

Zimbabwe World Best Tourist Destination for 2014

REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE is from 3 May 2014 the official winner of WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD FOR 2014.

–                      – The preservation of  cultural and natural sites of world significance and value such as: Great Zimbabwe National Monument (added to UNESCO list in 1986), Khami Ruins National Monument (added to UNESCO list in 1986), Matobo Hills (added to UNESCO list in 2003), Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas (added to UNESCO list in 1984), Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls and UNESCO candidate regions as: Ziwa national monuments dating from Stone Age period with an incomparable contribution to world legacy.

–                      The REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE is today a hot spot for adventure tourism offering a large area of regions suitable for this special kind of tourism and the necessary infrastructure to welcome adventure sicker, the safety structures and natural potential to rank amongst the top world adventure spots.

–                      Keeping alive spiritual tradition, integrating tourist`s and visitors in the atmosphere of the REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE people, offering possibility for an enriching cultural experience, are all achievements that transform REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE in a spiritual first class destination.

President Anton Caragea and Group of Arabian ambassadors

The Group of Arab Ambassadors attended the General Assembly of European Council on Tourism and Trade 

After hearing the report, Senator Ionel Agrigoroaiei, from Romanian Parliament and Director of European Parliamentary Committee in European Council on Tourism and Trade had express the feeling’s of all present at the gathering declaring that: REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE  is the perfect candidate, with a perfect record of promoting eco-friendly tourism, ecological and social oriented tourism and that only a unanimity vote in favor of REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE could express the unwavering European tourism and economic community support in favor of such a world model.

Mr. Victor Deleanu, ECTT  rapporteur,  presented also a report on ZIMBABWE: HOT SPOT OF ADVENTURE TOURISM reiterating the highest praises for the country safety record and infrastructure and hospitality industry achievements that are making Zimbabwe the perfect destination in Africa.

President Caragea and Qatar Ambassador

Ambassador of State of Qatar attended the General Assembly of European Council on Tourism and Trade 

Mr. Mihai Prundianu, Chairman of Trade Mission of ECTT also highlighted the importance that today, when Africa is celebrated 50 years of African Unity, Europe must express his commitment and appreciation for Africa by crowning ZIMBABWE as FAVORITE CULTURAL DESTINATION AND WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2014.

In the end of the debate European Council on Tourism and Trade decided, unanimously, to award WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2014 TITLE TO REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE and to declare REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE -FAVORITE CULTURAL DESTINATION in 2014.

President Anton Caragea has a photo taken with participants1

Professor Dr. Anton Caragea-President of European Council on Tourism and Trade has a photo taken with the participants. 

It was also presented the Official Invitation, on behalf of Ministry of Tourism and Hospitality of REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE for a delegation of European high-ranking official of European Council on Tourism and Trade, to present the WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD in Harare, in person, to His Excellency President of REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE –ROBERT GABRIEL MUGABE the most outstanding personality of today Africa.

President Anton Caragea has a photo taken with participants

Professor Dr. Anton Caragea-President of European Council on Tourism and Trade has a photo taken with the participants. 

Awarding the highest world tourism prize of European Council on Tourism and Trade, accepting the invitation for a working visit of high-ranking members of European Council on Tourism and Trade in REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE, are all momentous and felicitous occasions that are offering the symbol of admiration that    all tourism experts are having for the potential and future of tourism in REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE  concluded at the end of the meeting Professor Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade.

 

NIGERIA INK HIS CANDIDATURE FOR WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD

On 22 of August 2012 the taking office protocol and presentation meeting between Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Nigeria had taken place.

Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Nigeria 

Prof.dr.Anton Caragea express his heart felted congratulation on the occasion of beginning of mandate of Mr. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani, appreciating that between European Council on Tourism and Trade and Nigeria there is a long and positive history of cultural, economic and political cooperation and a large area of common interests , designed to forge a good understanding.

The European Council on Tourism and Trade – Nigeria relationship has the ability to become an example of building an economic and cultural exchange area between Africa and Europe, remarked Professor Anton Caragea.

Now it is an auspicious moment for reconstructing and rebuilding the framework of dialogue and friendship between Europe and Nigeria, as the level of bilateral expectations is greater and the political and economic desire for such a favorable expansion of activities is marked clearly.

H.E. Abba Abdullahi Tijjani had expressed his satisfaction and appreciation for the encouragement`s offered by prof.dr.Anton Caragea and had stated that the vision of a economic, politic and cultural special relationship between Nigeria and Europe is a common shared vision.

The main area of bilateral cooperation could be tourism, economy and culture for the next period, appreciated Ambassador Abba Abdullahi Tijjani. 

The dialogue had continued on exploring concrete sphere of economic activity interesting such as banking systems, tourism cooperation, agricultural development, high-tech technologies where highlighted as main topics on the agenda.

During the meeting where tabled also different aspects and analyses of economic, political and cultural bilateral relations and on ways of fostering this dialogue on to the future also Ambassador Abba Abdullahi Tijjani presented Nigeria candidature for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD FOR 2013.

Prof. Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade receives a Nigerian art work.

The amicable dialogue concentrated also on the possibility of a Europe-Nigeria Economic Forum and a series of academic and political events destined to mark Nigerian economic and political advance in the African region.

The comprehensive dialogue led the foundations of a successful diplomatic mandate and fostering the relations between Europe and Nigeria and constitutes a promise for re-launching a traditional tourism action towards Nigeria.

CUBA PRESENTS CANDIDATURE FOR WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION FOR 2013

On 13 of February 2012 a friendly and cooperation meeting between Prof. dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Mrs. Marta Fajardo Palet, Ambassador of Republic of Cuba had taken place.

Prof. dr. Anton Caragea express his amicable fillings and friendly interest towards the recent evolutions in Cuba, that are consolidating Cuba`s economic development, open society and are creating a sense of perfect unity between the people of Cuba and the government. Cuba`s revolutionary transition under Commander Fidel Castro supervision and President Raul Castro guidance is witnessed with sympathy and interest in Europe, emphasized prof.dr.Anton Caragea .

H.E. Ambassador Marta Fajardo Palet presented the latest achievements in bilateral relations : opening a bilateral chamber of commerce, developing cultural relations and building new bridges of understanding between European Council on Tourism and Trade and Cuba.

The parties had appreciated that between European Council on Tourism and Trade Romanian and Cuba there are large area of common interests , designed to forge a good understanding between the two organisms . The European Council on Tourism and Trade- Cuba relationship must be an example for a better relation between Europe and Latin America .

If in the last decade the bilateral dialogue with this area was faltering, now it is a auspicious moment for reconstructing and rebuilding this framework of dialogue and friendship.

The dialogue had continued on concrete aspects and analyses of economic, tourismpolitical and cultural bilateral relations and on ways of fostering this dialogue on to the future .

H.E. Mrs. Marta Fajardo Palet, Ambassador of Republic of Cuba presented on this occasion the candidature of here country to WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD.

 

Also the parties had evoked the history of bilateral relations and the marking in this year (2012) of 85 years of bilateral diplomatic relations and the commemoration last year ( 2011) of 50 years of diplomatic relations at ambassador level.

The discussion led the foundations of continuing the dialogue and fostering the relations between European Council on Tourism and Trade and Cuba.

AMBASSADOR OF VENEZUELA PRESENT HIS COUNTRY CANDIDATURE FOR WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION IN 2012

On 30 of January 2012 the taking office protocol meeting between Prof.dr.Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade and H.E. Mrs.Z. Coromoto Prieto de Rodriguez , Charge D`Affairs of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela had taken place.

Prof.dr.Anton Caragea express his heartfealted congratulation on the occasion of beginning of mandate of H.E. Z .Coromoto Prieto de Rodriguez appreciating that between Europe and Venezuela there is a large area of common interests , designed to forge a good understanding between the two nations . The Europe- Venezuela relationship must be an example for a better relation between Europe and Latin America .

If in the last decade the bilateral dialogue with this area was faltering, now it is a auspicious moment for reconstructing and rebuilding this framework of dialogue and friendship.

H.E. Mrs. Z. Coromoto Prieto de Rodriguez had expressed here appreciation for the encouragement`s offered by prof.dr.Anton Caragea and had stated that the vision of a economic, tourism , politic and cultural special relationship between Europe and Venezuela is a shared vision.

The dialogue had continued on concrete aspects and analyses of economic, tourism and cultural bilateral relations and on ways of fostering this dialogue on to the future .

H.E. Mrs.Z. Coromoto Prieto de Rodriguez , Charge D`Affairs of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela presented his country candidature for WORLD BEST TOURIST DESTINATION AWARD .

The dialogue led the foundations of a successful diplomatic mandate and fostering the relations between Europe and Venezuela and is constituting a promise for re-launching a european diplomatic action towards Latin America in the nearest future.

Prof.dr.Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade receives a portret of Simon Bolivar-Venezuelean Hero  from  H.E. Mrs.Z. Coromoto Prieto de Rodriguez , Charge D`Affairs of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. 

EUROPEAN COUNCIL ON TOURISM AND TRADE DELEGATION VISIT TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Between 25 November -4 December 2011 an european tourism delegation chaired by Professor Dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on Tourism and Trade, attended the 40-th National Day Celebration of United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi, at the invitation of United Arab Emirates National Media Council .

Prof.dr. Anton Caragea and Minister of Tourism and Chairman of Organizing Committee for UAE 40-th National Day Celebration: H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon.

The presence of an European delegation at United Arab Emirates National Day became a regular event in the last years and a proof of the deepening ties between Europe and United Arab Emirates.

The European delegation held meetings with: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan – UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Omar Abdullah, Department of Economic Development of UAE, Central Bank Governor – H.E. Sultan Nasser Al Suwaidi , H.E. Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Labor, H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoon – Chairman of the UAE 40-th National Day Committee , Dr. Sultan Al Jabber CEO- Masdar City , H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak , General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Environment Agency.

Professor dr.Anton Caragea and the President of Abu Dhabi Development Fund

Also european media delegation attended the open speech and meeting with people of Dubai of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai and was invited at launch by H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan – Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research at his palace.

Beside the dense official meetings program, the European delegation enjoyed a sophisticated cultural program destined to offer a glimpse of United Arab Emirates extraordinary achievements in the latest 40 year of independence.

The highlights of the cultural program included a participation at an Omani Classic Music Concert, hosted at Emirates Palace by H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan , a visit to Burj Khalifa –the world tallest building from Dubai , a safari experience of dune traveling , a visit at Zayed University where Prof.dr. Anton Caragea held a dialogue with the students, professors and academic core of the university and a visit at the splendid Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

The visit of the european media delegation in United Arab Emirates is yet another demonstration of the ever deepening ties between European Union and United Arab Emirates in fields of tourism, culture, media, economy and political dialogue.

It is a rare occasion and a friendship declaration when European delegation attend National Day Celebration of another country and this is a supplementary demonstration of the brotherly spirit that unites European Union and United Arab Emirates( UAE).

Finally the European presence on 2 December-the National Day of Emirates is an evidence of Europe`s people support for the UAE outstanding achievements and positive model offered to the world, stated prof.dr. Anton Caragea, President of European Council on International Relations upon his return.

Dubai – aerial view from Burj Khalifa – the world tallest constructing in Dubai .

Emirati traditional dance performed for European delegation.

Grand Zayed Mosque – a monument of islamic art and ingenuity in the heart of Abu Dhabi