Khaleej Times show marks 30 years of progress
Dubai, April 30, 2008
Khaleej Times, the UAE’s first English language newspaper, has launched a unique travelling exhibition that showcases three decades of journalism excellence.
The exhibition titled “Marking Moments in Time” is part of celebrations marking the 30th anniversary of Khaleej Times.
On display are over 60 rare photographs captured by Khaleej Times lensmen and wire agencies that cover the newspaper’s journey over the past three decades, as well as pay tribute to the rapid development of Dubai, and its emergence as an international centre of excellence.
The exhibition was inaugurated at the Observatory in BurJuman by Majid Saif Al Ghurair, president of BurJuman, in the presence of Saad Abdul Razak, managing director of Investment Corporation of Dubai, and Adel Abdul Aziz Al Shirawi, chairman, Khaleej Times.
The exhibition will be held at BurJuman till May 9 before it makes its way to other popular shopping malls in the UAE.
From May 11 to May 18, it will be held at the Boulevard, Emirates Towers and from May 20 to May 26 at Sharjah City Centre. The exhibition will again return to Dubai on June 1 when it will be held at Deira City Centre, for one week. From June 9 to June 15, it will be held at Mall of the Emirates before concluding its journey at Al Wahda Mall in Abu Dhabi from June 18 to June 24.
Al Shirawi said: “By virtue of it being launched just about the time when Dubai was busy laying the foundation for its phenomenal growth, Khaleej Times was fortunate to capture many of those defining moments that shaped the history of this emirate. Today, as it celebrates a historic 30th anniversary, Khaleej Times can proudly look back on the numerous milestones that were reached during three decades of news excellence”. –TradeArabia News Service