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4000 people form largest picture mosaic depicting President and Rulers set new Guinness record

WAM SHARJAH: The largest picture mosaic formed by 4000 people depicting President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah and Their Highnesses, the Supreme Council members and Rulers of the emirates, set a new Guinness World Records today in a gathering held under the theme “Loyalty Day” to celebrate the UAE’s 41st National Day, held in Sharjah at the Sharjah Police Academy.

The picture which measured 80 meters long and 40 meters wide was verified by Guinness World Records Adjudications Manager Talal Omar as a new record which breaks the previous World record set last October by 1936 people.

Also, more than 21000 national and expatriate students and people from Sharjah schools, universities, military academies and government departments gathered in to form a huge human flag that was a bit smaller than the world’s largest human flag in Pakistan last October with more than 24000 people.

In presence at the celebration were H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, crown prince, deputy ruler of Sharjah and chariman of the board of Sharjah Police Academy, sheikhs and senior officials.

Commander-in-chief of Sharjah Police and chairman of the Loyalty Day higher organizing committee Major General Humaid Al Hadidi, in a speech at the celebration, noted that the formation of the picture and the flag expresses true love for the nation and its leadership.

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