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Feb. 23, 19 | 8:49 pm

The UAE government has created the “world’s largest sand portrait” to greet the Emir of Kuwait on the occasion of Kuwait’s National Day on February 25.

On Twitter, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, shared the portrait which outlines the face of H.R.H. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait.

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid also underscored the close ties between the UAE and Kuwait saying: “The love of Kuwait and the people of Kuwait is etched into our land, in our hearts, in our history. May beloved Kuwait and its Emir, prince of humanity, continue to see years of prosperity and peace.”

The words “prince of humanity” can also be seen in the portrait.

The video shows that the portrait is 170,000 square feet in size.

Kuwait will celebrate its National Day on Monday, February 25.

In Sharjah, the staff of Sharjah Airport staff greeted Kuwaiti passengers on arrival, presenting them with flowers and gifts in celebration of the happy occasion.

Moved by the warm welcome they received, the Kuwaiti visitors extended their thanks and appreciation to Sharjah International Airport, praying to Allah to keep the UAE safe, secure and stable under its wise leadership.

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