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Abu Dhabi plans investment into heritage sites to attract more tourists
POSTED 03 Oct 2016 . BY Tom Anstey
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, has promised investment into Al Ain’s oases and archaeological landmarks to turn them into viable tourist attractions.

Speaking during a visit to Hili Oasis – the largest Bronze Age site in the UAE, which dates back to the third millennium BC – the Sheik said that preservation of such national treasures were a “cornerstone” of tourism in the emirate.

"Our presence in this place, which holds deeply embedded, authentic, historic and cultural roots, places a responsibility on our shoulders to communicate the ancient past and heritage of the forefathers to the future generations," he said.

"This will make the Emiratis feel proud of their national treasures and legacy cherished by their fathers and forefathers".

State news agency Wam reported that the tourist developments will take into consideration the characteristics of each heritage site, preserving their historic value as major landmarks while turning them into tourist-friendly sites. Services to these sites will also be improved with new facilities aimed at tourism.


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Abu Dhabi plans investment into heritage sites to attract more tourists
POSTED 03 Oct 2016 . BY Tom Anstey
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, crown prince of Abu Dhabi, has promised investment into Al Ain’s oases and archaeological landmarks to turn them into viable tourist attractions.

Speaking during a visit to Hili Oasis – the largest Bronze Age site in the UAE, which dates back to the third millennium BC – the Sheik said that preservation of such national treasures were a “cornerstone” of tourism in the emirate.

"Our presence in this place, which holds deeply embedded, authentic, historic and cultural roots, places a responsibility on our shoulders to communicate the ancient past and heritage of the forefathers to the future generations," he said.

"This will make the Emiratis feel proud of their national treasures and legacy cherished by their fathers and forefathers".

State news agency Wam reported that the tourist developments will take into consideration the characteristics of each heritage site, preserving their historic value as major landmarks while turning them into tourist-friendly sites. Services to these sites will also be improved with new facilities aimed at tourism.


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