Sheikh Zayed was the founding father of the UAE.
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DUBAI – A street in Lebanon has been named after UAE’s founding father, Sheikh Zayed.
A main street and roundabout in Beirut will bear the name of Sheikh Zayed.
The announcement was made at a reception to mark the Year of Zayed.
The memorial ceremony in Beirut was attended by the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon and other officials.
UAE President Sheikh Khalifa, in a message, thanked Lebanese President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Al Hariri for the gesture.
Sheikh Khalifa said the “fraternal move” is an “expression of amity between the brotherly peoples of the UAE and Lebanon”. GAD/Expat Media
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