2 places in Abu Dhabi to be renamed in rememberance of UAE heritage.
Under the instructions of H. H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and also Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), represented by Abu Dhabi City Municipality, has declared that the district of Bain Al Jisrain - Al Maqtaa in Abu Dhabi, will now be known as Rabdan. This is the name of a purebred horse that His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE owns.
The Rabdan, one of the most well-known Arabian horses, is thought about part of the UAE's abundant heritage as well as Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the ruler of Abu Dhabi between 1855-1909 was understood to have possessed the breed.
Today, the UAE remains to ensure the family tree stays a vital part of the UAE's heritage. The DMT likewise revealed that Ras Ghurab Island in Abu Dhabi will now be called Al Alya, which symbolizes something of a high position or standing.
Abu Dhabi City Municipality got in touch with all institutions, entities and pertinent authorities to embrace the brand-new names Rabdan and Al Alya and change all signs with their brand-new names.
Rabdan refers to a greyish colour as many of the horse is a black colour. Al Alya means the high standing or status of a person in society, it can also mean the highest point of a spear or sword and can refer to someone who is honourable and respected