Wednesday 2, March 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: Nobel Museum Exhibition 2016, organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) – a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives – has received great support from the public and private sectors in the country, highlighting their interest in promoting knowledge events in the UAE and the region. The exhibition is being held under the theme, ‘Exploring Life: the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine’, at Children’s City in Dubai Creek Park until March 21, 2016.

The list of sponsors of the Nobel Museum Exhibition 2016 features government entities and prominent companies, including Dubai Municipality, Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI), Sky News Arabia, Turkish Airlines, CNBC Arabiya, CNN Arabia, Hills Advertising, Aramex, and National Geographic Abu Dhabi.

Expressing delight that Dubai is hosting the Nobel Museum Exhibition in a new concept in the region, His Excellency Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said the event has highlighted the leading role of Dubai in the dissemination of knowledge in the region and the world. He also said the initiative contributes to enriching people’s knowledge levels, and offers them an opportunity to explore innovative technology in various fields of science.

Ahmed Saeed Al Mansouri, Director General of television and radio channels of DMI, commended the decision to host the exhibition in Dubai as an annual event after its remarkable success in the first year. He explained that the major media partnership for the activities of the exhibition underlines the spirit of cooperation between MBRF and various institutions and government departments in Dubai to achieve the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to support knowledge and innovation initiatives in the country at all levels.

Yousuf Ali Al Raeesi, General Manager, Government Relations, Health Security, Safety and Environment at Al-Futtaim Motors, said: “The Nobel Museum initiative aims to empower upcoming generations to enable a more sustainable future based on a knowledge-based society. Al-Futtaim Motors has been an advocate of future thinking for the past six decades, and having established ourselves as part of the fabric of this nation, we rely heavily on the upcoming generation of Emirati leaders to usher us towards a more sustainable and prosperous nation.”

Nart Bouran, CEO of Sky News Arabia, said: “Sky News Arabia is currently undertaking a number of media partnerships with leading regional and international events and exhibition organisers. We are particularly keen to support projects pioneered by MBRF given its role in fostering the development of knowledge and science throughout the Arab world.”

M. Ilker Ayci, Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines, said: “We are delighted to be the airline partner of the prestigious Nobel Museum Exhibition 2016 with its focus on science. We at Turkish Airlines believe that many of mankind’s greatest feats can be owed to science, and our airline is testimony to the remarkable nature of this discipline.”

Mohamed Burhan CEO of CNBC Arabia, expressed honour at being part of the Nobel Museum Exhibition for the second year in a row. “Indeed, we were really happy to witness the success of the first cycle of the initiative. The model promoted by the Nobel Museum Exhibition this year is fully aligned with our mission to inspire Arab minds to actively participate in technological advancements, particularly in the field of medical science.”

Caroline Faraj, Vice President, Arabic Services, CNN International, said: “CNN Arabic is a proud supporter of the Nobel Museum and its commitment to sharing and promoting knowledge and innovation. We at CNN Arabic share similar aspirations in that we see great value in storytelling and collaboration about the important cultural and visionary developments that are shaping our region, and indeed the rest of the world. We salute the work of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation in its continued support for bringing this inspiring project to Dubai.”
Hussein Wehbe, General Manager of Aramex in the UAE, said: “It gives us great pleasure to work closely with MBRF, and we are proud to be, once again, supporting the Nobel Museum initiatives and events. As a leading company, Aramex is always keen to support any efforts focused on empowering future generations and building an economy that is armed with knowledge and experience. We look forward for more cooperation with MBRF in the near future.”

Eng. Sami Al Mufleh, CEO of Hills Advertising, said: “The Nobel Museum Exhibition is one of the best initiatives that we have supported from the very beginning and look forward to every year. I am very pleased to see the exhibition return for the second consecutive year with all the information, world figures and new opportunities for knowledge and innovation.”
Sanjay Raina, General Manager for National Geographic Abu Dhabi, said: “Harnessing the power of innovation and breakthroughs in the medical field will be quite a powerful segment and we will continue to support the initiatives of the MBRF through our vehicles to help them promote this vision of impacting human lives by the ever-changing landscape of technology in medicine.”
The Nobel Museum Exhibition 2016 receives visitors every day from 9 AM to 8 PM, except on Fridays when it opens from 3 PM to 9 PM.