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Sushma to inaugurate Gandhi-Zayed digital museum for peace in Abu Dhabi

Press Trust of India  |  Dubai 

will inaugurate a digital museum in showcasing the life, works and philosophy of and the founder of modern UAE Shaikh Zayed.

The Gandhi-Zayed Digital Museum, which will promote peace, tolerance and sustainability, is part of the celebrations to mark 150th birth and centenary celebrations of the birth of Shaikh Zayed, an official statement said.

will be on a two-day visit to the UAE from December 3-4, where she will co-chair the 12th session of the Meeting for Economic and Technical with her counterpart Sheikh

The Museum will showcase rare photographs, videos and objects representing the life, works and philosophy of both renowned leaders.

The soft launch of the museum will take place at the in Abu Dhabi, in the UAE said in a statement.

The interactive museum aims to celebrate the similarities, the influence they had, and the change they caused.

"Though separated by time and region the lives of these men serve as a resonating lesson, inspiration, and reminder to billions across the world. The Museum is a humble homage to Sheikh Zayed and by bringing their lives and their love for their people," the statement said.

The announcement of the proposed digital museum was made in by and her UAE counterpart during the latter's visit in July 2018.

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First Published: Sun, December 02 2018. 17:30 IST