Gallery: France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visits Louvre Abu Dhabi

French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian meets with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and launched a new exhibit at the Louvre Abu Dhabi. The minister then continued his tour to visit French language schools in Abu Dhabi, Masdar City and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (R) is welcomed by the Emirati Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura al-Kaabi, during a visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum on September 4, 2018.
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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, have explored ways of consolidating ties of friendship and strategic cooperation across cultural, educational and political domains.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (2nd R), and the Emirati Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura al-Kaabi (to his Left), listen to a speech at the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, in the Emirati capital on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (2nd R) tours the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, accompanied by the the Emirati Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura al-Kaabi (to his L), on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian delivers a speech during his visit to the French school, Lycee Louis Massignon, in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (2nd R) tours the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, accompanied by the the Emirati Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura al-Kaabi (to his L), on September 4, 2018.
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UAE Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, Noura al-Kaabi, delivers a speech during French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian's visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum in the Emirati capital on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (6th-L) poses for a group picture, accompanied by Mohamed Jameel Al-Ramahi (7th-L), CEO of Masdar City, a planned sustainable city project powered by renewable energy on the eastern outskirts of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi, during the former's tour of the site on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian disembarks from a driverless vehicle as he visits Masdar City, a planned sustainable city project powered by renewable energy on the eastern outskirts of the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi, on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian visits the French school, Lycee Louis Massignon, during his visit to the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on September 4, 2018.
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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (C) visits the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on September 4, 2018.