It was only thanks to a chance encounter this week that realised I had missed my ninth anniversary, not as a husband, but as a resident of the UAE. Arriving early for an interview at Nation Towers on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche, I slipped into a coffee shop to catch up on some work and kill some time before my appointment. As I did so, I was greeted by a blast from the past. A small, slender, freckle-faced Ethiopian from Addis Ababa, Sami Geda is blessed with the most infectious, beaming smile.
It is a pity that the French minister of culture, Françoise Nyssen, was unable to make it to the Louvre Museum’s auditorium on Friday morning, because her speech contained a genuinely memorable quote. The politician was delayed by the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Presidential Palace, so one of her deputies stood in for her, reading the speech to the audience of journalists and museum professionals who had assembled to hear all about the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi.
With just seven weeks to go before the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s public opening, a delegation from the UAE assembled at the Louvre Museum in Paris to deliver the news as well the museum’s messages of tolerance and dialogue directly to the project’s French stakeholders and members of the French press.
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