UAE Issues Thousand Dirham Banknote on 51st National Day

New Thousand Dirham

NewsToday: Today is the 51st National Day of the UAE, and the central bank has produced a new 1000 dirham note to commemorate the event.

This message will be utilized on a regular basis beginning next year. The United Arab Emirates' new thousand dirham note honors the country's founder, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, while also showcasing the country's space program.

The letter includes an image of the country's first president, Sheikh Zayed, as well as a replica of the space shuttle and a photograph of the UAE's first astronaut, Major Huza Al Mansoori. The new currency note's design is inspired by Sheikh Zayed's historic meeting with NASA officials in 1976, during which Sheikh Zayed emphasized his resolve to establish the UAE in the global space race. It also depicts the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, a green energy plant.

After 46 years, the UAE is fast advancing in the space industry.Major Huza Al Mansoori became the first Emirati astronaut to fly to space in 2019. The UAE launched the Arab world's first Mars mission in February 2021.

Sabahat Abid


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