In pictures: Flame of Hope begins its tour across the UAE

Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO together with thousands of ADNOC employees welcomes the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Torch Run team at the Founder's Memorial in Abu Dhabi.
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The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 torch was lit during a welcome ceremony at the Founder's Memorial in Abu Dhabi.
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The Flame of Hope arrived in Abu Dhabi and hundreds cheered as the silver torch was set ablaze.
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Dr Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and chief executive of Adnoc Group speaks during the Special Olympics' Eternal Flame of Hope, at a Torch Ceremony at the Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi.
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ADNOC honours Special Olympics Eternal Flame of Hope as it begins journey across UAE
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The Flame of Hope arrived in Abu Dhabi and hundreds cheered as the silver torch was set ablaze.
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The Flame of Hope was transported to the Founder’s Memorial in Abu Dhabi.
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"Flame of Hope" sails towards Abu Dhabi Sailing Club in a convoy of 12 boats.
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Thousands of ADNOC employees welcomed the Torch Run team at the Founder’s Memorial.
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Over 3,500 ADNOC employees walked in unity at a torch relay organised by ADNOC to raise awareness of the Special Olympics movement.
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ADNOC is proud to be the single largest contributor to the Special Olympics’ volunteer program.
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"Flame of Hope" sails towards Abu Dhabi Sailing Club in a convoy of 12 boats.
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The relay started at ADNOC Onshore Headquarters and finished at the Founder’s Memorial.