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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 11 December 2018

Louvre Abu Dhabi: social media reaction to news of official opening

With news of the Louvre Abu Dhabi finally opening on November 11, there was a alot of buzz on social media with celebrating the big announcement.

To kick things off, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, tweeted a series of congratulatory messages in Arabic, English and French:

Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs Louvre Paris, tweeted:

We even heard from our French counterparts as Musee du Louvre also got in on the act by tweeting:

Emirates Palace, another popular tourist destination in Abu Dhabi, tweeted by posting a video announcing the big news:

The French ambassador to the UAE, Ludovic Pouille tweeted photos of the French Minister of Culture, Françoise Nyssen, visiting with TCA Abu Dhabi chairman, Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak:

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