Friday, November 03, 2006

UAE balloon team observes death anniversary of Zayed

By Mohammad Shamseddine, Staff Reporter
Abu Dhabi: The UAE balloon team commemorated the second death anniversary of Shaikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
The team performed at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi in memory of Shaikh Zayed.
The team will take part in the 17th World Balloon Championship being held in Japan this month, under the motto 'The World Will Not Forget Zayed'.
Flight Captain Abdul Aziz Naser, head of the UAE balloon team, said: "The UAE team previously participated in festivals in Switzerland, Australia, Italy, South Africa, England, Poland and Russia."
The team is backed by General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.


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