The ‘In Celebration of A Legendary Friendship’™ Series
The In Celebration of a Legendary Friendship (ICLF)™ Series chronicles celebrated intra-Asia relationships, exploring the rich historical, political, cultural and economic palettes of time-honoured equations and making each title, in-part an informative bilateral manifesto that also captures the socio-cultural zeitgeist.
The ICLF Series was launched in 2010 with the grand release of the inaugural edition of India and the UAE: In Celebration of a Legendary Friendship. The first copy of the book was presented to H.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and then publicly released by H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Mabarak Al-Nahyan, the then UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, at a spectacular event at the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) on February 4, 2010, attended by royal dignitaries, ministers and business personalities from both communities with extensive coverage offered by regional and global media.
Recently, on the legendary visit of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to India on February 11, 2016, the Hon' President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, presented His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, a copy of the ICLF, authored by Shri Venu Rajamony, Press Secretary to the President and former Consul General of India for Dubai (2007-2010).
A treasure trove of facts, figures and stories of the ancient, yet modern and dynamic ties that India and the UAE share, this unique book takes you on a journey through time, where glittering vistas of ancient and contemporary narratives and interviews, rare and present-day photographs and astonishing statistics are artistically juxtaposed to provide the reader with a fascinating and comprehensive glimpse of this strong and well-preserved association.
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