UAE Ambassador to Turkey Khalid Khalifa Al Mualla inaugurated here the “Emirates Heritage Days’, a week-long cultural festival that will portray the tradition and the heritage of United Arab Emirates.

The event is organized by the Municipality of Ankara and is attended by a large number of people.

The opening ceremony was attended by senior Turkish officials including Director of Ankara Municipality and Deputy Speaker of Turkish Parliament Zakaria Aslan This is the first showcasing of the of cultural heritage of the UAE in Ankara and is part of a cultural project launched by the embassy in Turkey under the theme “Cultural Initiatives”, which will continue throughout the year at various intervals to enlighten the people of Turkey on the heritage, arts and history of the UAE and to enhance communication between the two countries.

The Ambassador delivered a speech welcoming the guests and visitors, in which he discussed the historical relations linking the two countries and the depth of Islamic and religious ties between the two countries.
Source: WAM