DUBAI / WAM
Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on Sunday received Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin, Chairman of the Board of the Nobel Foundation, who took part in the opening ceremony of the second edition of the Nobel Museum Exhibition 2016, in Children’s City at Dubai Creek Park.
The exhibition is being organised by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF), in collaboration with the global Nobel institution.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, welcomed the Swedish professor and exchanged talks about the Nobel prize and the role it plays in encouraging advocates of peace – such as leaders and decision makers – establish the foundations for world peace as well as encouraging the contribution of scientists and researchers to enhancing human development and happiness through their scientific and medical researches and inventions.
The two sides also discussed the Nobel Museum Exhibition, which will run until March 21st under the slogan, ‘Exploring Life: Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.’ Professor Hilden praised the idea of the museum and the role that MBRF plays in consolidating and disseminating knowledge and awareness to the public in various fields and strengthening the principles of innovation, creativity and research in Arab and Islamic societies and achieving sustainable development.
The Ruler of Dubai commended the humanitarian and scientific role of the Nobel Foundation and its constructive cooperation with MBRF which helps it fulfill its humanitarian, scientific and knowledge goals.