His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al NahyanRuler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, has visited the 2nd Liwa Date Festival and Auction, organised by the Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi, taking place until 30 September 2023, in Liwa City, Al Dhafra Region.

During his visit His Highness reaffirmed the leadership’s support for heritage events that contribute to preserving the UAE’s traditions and raising community awareness of the value of Emirati cultural heritage.

His Highness toured a number of pavilions participating in the festival that showcase the latest developments in the palm and date industry, and was briefed on the heritage activities and competitions for farmers and date producers.