First-ever mass wedding held at Expo 2020 Dubai, 100 brides and grooms married – News
Part of the “Fazaa” initiative which aims to revive the social traditions and culture of the United Arab Emirates.
A traditional mass wedding was held at Expo 2020 Dubai on March 11 under the patronage of the Ministry of Interior, Fazaa Social Security Fund.
His Highness General Sheikh Seif Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior (MOI), attended the event, congratulating 100 bride and groom who had gathered at Gayath Trail, next to the Emirates Pavilion Arab States, according to a press release.
The mass wedding, the first ever at Expo 2020 Dubai, was organized by the ministry to help its young affiliates who are getting married with a set of valuable gifts to enable them to start their family life. This is part of the “Fazaa” initiative which aims to revive the social traditions and culture of the UAE.
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Colonel Ahmed Mohammed Buharoon, Director General of the Ministry of Interior’s Fazaa Social Security Fund, said: “This is a happy day for all of us. The presence of Sheikh Saif bin Zayed graced this mass wedding, which allowed us to revitalize our traditional “Fazaa” initiative and help MOI employees with the wedding expenses. We chose Expo 2020 Dubai to host this year’s mass wedding to showcase our true Emirati traditions and culture in front of visitors from around the world.”
A musical troupe performed traditional Emirati music and dances at the wedding.