Mandarin signs on Dubai-Abu Dhabi road to welcome President Xi Jinping to the UAE

Mr Xi will see Louvre Abu Dhabi and Emirates Palace during his visit


Road signs on the way from Dubai to Abu Dhabi, welcome Xi Jinping, President of Peoples Republic of China to the country.

Mr Xi's visit coincides with a week-long celebration of Chinese culture across the UAE

(Photo by Reem Mohammed/The National)

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China's President Xi Jinping and his delegation will be welcomed to the UAE on Thursday by road signs projecting messages in Mandarin.

A sign on the E11 Abu Dhabi to Dubai road reads: 'The UAE welcomes Xi Jinping, President of the Republic of China'.

A cultural festival will run during and after Mr Xi first visit to the country.

His trip will include a tour of Louvre Abu Dhabi and a classical music performance at Emirates Palace.


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