French President Emmanuel Macron to attend Louvre Abu Dhabi opening

Culture minister Noura Al Kaabi reveals premier will be in UAE capital on November 8 and 9

French President Emmanuel Macron attends for the inauguration of the Institute of Mathematics of Orsay near Paris, France, October 25, 2017.  REUTERS/Etienne Laurent/Pool
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French President Emmanuel Macron will attend the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi next month.

Noura Al Kaabi, the new Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, revealed the visit in a message on Twitter on Thursday evening.

The opening of the museum on November 11 is expected to be attended by thousands of people.

In the days ahead of the public launch, key guests and VIPs will catch a first glimpse of the long-awaited attraction.