Khalifa bin Sultan bin Hamdan launches “Thank You Khalifa” exhibition

ABU DHABI: Sheikh Khalifa bin Sultan bin Hamdan Al Nahyan has launched the “Thanks to Khalifa From the Happiest People” exhibition at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

The show features thirty one works by Emirati painter Latifa depicting the life of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of U.A.E, and President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and other sheikhs, are on display at the art exhibition “The exhibition sends a message of thanks to the sheikhs for their support to their people and also a message of love and loyalty,” Latifa commented.

“The exhibition reflects my loyalty to this nation and my appreciation of their giving to the people of U.A.E.,” Latifa said adding that her works were inspired by a poem H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum wrote when the U.A.E. in 2013 had been ranked the 14th happiest country in the world and first among the Arab countries in the second United Nations World Happiness Report.