Minister of Culture tours Abu Dhabi Louvre site
Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) hosted the visit
The Minister of Culture has toured the Louvre Abu Dhabi construction site.
Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) hosted the visit from Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan.
Sheikh Nahyan was greeted by His Excellency Jassim Al Darmaki, Acting Director General of TCA Abu Dhabi, and Ali Al Hammadi, CEO of TDIC, and senior representatives of the museum’s development team and contractors.
They explained the museum's construction milestones and how certain challenges had been met, including the installation of the building's huge iconic dome.
Sheikh Nahyan expressed his pleasure at witnessing the advanced level of construction achieved on the world-class museum, and noted that the Saadiyat Cultural District is a source of pride for the UAE, and once it has been fully developed, it would further enhance the country’s reputation as a global destination of arts and culture.
Abu Dhabi is working work the French government on the project.
Once complete, it will display works of modern and historic pieces of art from cultures across the world.