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If you need any further information on the Event, please do not hesitate to contact :

Brigitte HELDERWEIRT
Administrative Secretary
Telephone: 32 2 547 58 41
E-mail: brigitte@aidn-inla.be
INLA Website: www.aidn-inla.be


DAY – 1 | Sunday, 4 November 2018

  • Weather was a lovely 28 degrees with a nice and pleasant breeze.
  • 34 international guests including 2 young girls and an experienced crew for photography and videography.
  • Host sponsor volunteered 2 Emiratis to join the international guests to experience an authentic introduction to the UAE culture with a modern twist.
  • 2 international licensed professional tour guides were also made available whom were fluent in English, Italian and Dutch from Arabian Adventures.
  • Departed from the Ritz Carlton, Grand Canal hotel at 1015am and returned to the Ritz at 330pm from the Cultural Tour.
  • Started the day by visiting Zayed Centre to learn the historical life story of the late Sheikh Zayed, the founder of UAE.
  • Moved onto boarding a traditional Dhow Cruise boat to enjoy a relaxing two hour cruise along the glittering Abu Dhabi Corniche.
  • Ended the day by visiting the Heritage village to explore the exhibits of the Bedouin lifestyle and heritage.
  • Guests enjoyed witnessing the quick introduction to the UAE history and learning few things about the cultural elements.

DAY – 2 | Monday, 5 November 2018

DAY – 3 | Tuesday, 6 November 2018

  • Daytime weather was a nice 31 degrees and mostly sunny and Evening weather was a cool 23 degrees.
  • There were 2 tours provided during the day (1 in the morning and 1 in the afternoon) of which a total of 37 international guests visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Wahat Al Karama.
  • The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque stands out as one of the world’s largest with a capacity of over 40,000 worshippers and the only one that captures unique interactions between Islam and world cultures.
  • Wahat Al Karama or the “oasis of dignity” is a permanent tribute landmark and war memorial to honor and commemorate the UAE’s fallen soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the service of the nation.
  • There were another 2 tours provided during the evening of which a further 85 conference delegates visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
  • All groups had licensed professional tour guides as well as an experienced photography and videography crew.
  • The female guests were gifted with a beautiful pashmina to wear whilst visiting the Mosque and to keep as a lovely reminder of their visit to the Mosque.
  • Guests enjoyed exploring the amazing architectural marvel and learning insights of the Islamic faith and offered condolences for the fallen soldiers.

DAY – 4 | Wednesday, 7 November 2018