Wed 21-03-2018 13:59 PM
ABU DHABI, 21st March, 2018 (WAM) — Abu Dhabi University, ADU, and Knowledge Group, KG, have entered the Guinness World Records for creating the largest notebook mosaic logo in celebration of the Year of Zayed. The record-breaking initiative also coincides with UAE National Month of Reading that is annually marked in March.
ADU received the recognition for its record-breaking effort – one of several initiatives announced as part of its Year of Zayed Strategy 2018 – at a special ceremony at its main campus in the UAE capital. The ceremony was attended by Ali Saeed bin Harmal Al Dhaheri, Chairman of ADU’s Executive Board, and the wider ADU community, as well as Guinness World Records representative.
Earning the university its first-ever Guinness World Record, the notebook mosaic of the Year of Zayed logo measures 702.82 square metres and is made up of 25,000 notebooks. All 25,000 notebooks will be donated to people in need.
Speaking on the occasion, Al Dhaheri said, “Abu Dhabi University is proud to have set the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest notebook mosaic logo. This is indeed a special milestone for the university as we celebrate Year of Zayed and the legacy and values of the Founding Father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. We are delighted through our Year of Zayed initiatives to pay homage to our exemplary leader, and to introduce our future generations to his relentless efforts and landmark achievements that laid the foundation for the UAE’s success story.”
“We dedicate this record to the memory of Sheikh Zayed as our small tribute to his immense contributions as a statesman, humanitarian and true visionary of his time,” he added.
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