Shaikh Mohammed visits Nobel Museum’s travelling exhibition

Shaikh Mohammed visits Nobel Museum’s travelling exhibition

Shaikh Mohammed expressed satisfaction for what the organisers had accomplished and for hosting such exhibitions to spread awareness among local and residents alike.



By Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 30 Apr 2015, 1:25 AM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 8:17 PM

Shaikh Mohammed being briefed on exhibits during his visit to the Nobel Museum’s travelling show in Dubai. — Wam

Dubai - His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai visited the Nobel Museum’s travelling exhibition, organised by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) under the theme ‘The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World’.

The exhibition, hosted for the first time in Dubai, is held under the patronage of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and will run till April 30.

Shaikh Mohammed toured the exhibition at the Burj Khalifa annex in Downtown Dubai, accompanied by Managing Director of MBRF Jamal bin Huwaireb, Dubai Director of Protocol and Hospitality Khalifa Saeed Suleiman and number senior officials.

Shaikh Mohammed was briefed by Jamal bin Huwaireb about the prestigious position of Nobel Prize which honours outstanding individuals in physics, chemistry, medicine, literature and peace. Bin Huwaireb further highlighted the importance of this event for the Emirati youth, stressing that the museum aims to provide a platform in Arab youth to encourage them to discover and innovate.

Shaikh Mohammed stopped at many stands and familiarised himself with contributions of Alfred Nobel. The Prize was established in 1895 in Stockholm but the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in 1901 after Nobel’s death.

Shaikh Mohammed expressed satisfaction for what the organisers had accomplished and for hosting such exhibitions to spread awareness among local and residents alike. He further affirmed the UAE, in its endeavor to be an incubator for innovation and local and Arab scientists, is keenness to support innovation and research dedicated for the benefit happiness of humanity. -reporters@khaeejtimes.com


More news from Government