French delegation visit Abu Dhabi Louvre with architect Jean Nouvel

 Architect Jean Nouvel conducted a tour of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, showing a delegation from France the latest developments in its construction.

Fleur Pellerin, French Minister of Culture and Communication, Ali Al Hammadi, the emirate’s Tourism Development & Investment Company CEO and Michel Miraillet, the French Ambassador to the UAE all visited the construction site in the Saadiyat Cultural District

They watched the completion of the dome’s structural steel frame and viewed the museum’s mock-up galleries.

 “We are pleased to welcome Her Excellency Fleur Pellerin and the French delegation to Saadiyat and to brief them on great strives achieved in the development of the Louvre Abu Dhabi,” said Al Hammadi.

Louvre Abu Dhabi will be one of the premier cultural institutions located in the heart of the Saadiyat Cultural District. These also include Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.