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CBUAE to issue new commemorative currency in celebration of Hazzaa

The Central Bank of the UAE will issue a commemorative coin in honor of Hazzaa, the first UAE national to travel to space on 25 September 2019 he launched aboard the Soyuz MS-15 spacecraft to the International Space Station, where he stayed for eight days, he is set to land tomorrow at 2:59pm (UAE time) on board Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft.

The Central Bank said the UAE’s Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, may his soul rest in peace, played a pivotal role in the success of Hazzaa and the UAE.

Mubarak Rashed Al Mansoori, Governor of CBUAE, stated: “It is an important milestone in the UAE’s history and it is essential to commemorate Major Hazza Al Mansouri and to recognize his immeasurable contribution to his country”.

“This commemorative edition marks our immense pride and solidifies the UAE’s place in the global front of space exploration,” he added.

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