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Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn – in pictures

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed hosts a barza at Qasr Al Hosn. Hamad Al Kaabi / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

An artist’s impression of Qasr Al Hosn and its surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed with Sheikh Suroor bin Mohamed Al Nahyan at Qasr Al Hosn. Ryan Carter / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Women and girls weave handicrafts during a barza at Qasr Al Hosn. Ryan Carter / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Armed Forces Honour Guards participate in a barza at Qasr Al Hosn. Hamad Al Kaabi / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

An artist’s impression of Qasr Al Hosn and its surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed hosts a barza at Qasr Al Hosn. Rashed Al Mansoori / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, right, with Majed Al Manhali at Qasr Al Hosn. Ryan Carter / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

An artist’s impression of Qasr Al Hosn and its surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed at the Story of Abu Dhabi & Its People exhibition at Qasr Al Hosn. With him is Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority. Ryan Carter / Crown Prince Court – Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

An artist’s impression of Qasr Al Hosn and its surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Qasr Al Hosn is expected to open next year after the completion of a renovation project at the historic site, officials have said.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

The fort is considered to be Abu Dhabi’s symbolic birthplace and plans for conservation work have been under way for years.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

An artist’s impression of Qasr Al Hosn and its surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

Qasr Al Hosn has existed since the 1760s as a coral and sea stone watchtower. It was the first permanent structure built in Abu Dhabi emirate and the site later housed the ruling Al Nahyan family.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

The latest phases of construction work will start this month and continue for a year.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed attends majlis at Qasr Al Hosn - in pictures

An artist’s impression of Qasr Al Hosn and its surrounding area. Courtesy Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

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