ABU DHABI, 4th May, 2014 (WAM) -- His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of U.A.E. Armed Forces, today affirmed that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia earned his high international stature through his valuable contributions to backing peace and tolerance around the world, as well as through his role in backing the cultural, literary and scientific progress in the Kingdom and overseas.
H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed made his remarks as he honoured the winners the 8th edition of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award, in a ceremony at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
During the ceremony, HRH Mutaib bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia's Minister of the National Guard, received the trophy of the Cultural Personality of the year 2014 award on behalf of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud winner of the award, from H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed.
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