Emirates-ALSHARQIYA March 7: The UAE entered the Guinness Book of Records with the largest medal in the world, according to the Emirates News Agency.
The weight of the medal exceeds 68.5 kilograms, with an area of 2.56 square meters, measuring 160 cm in length, 160 cm in width and 7.4 cm in depth.
The medal was made on the initiative of Dr. Obaid Al Ketbi from a variety of materials, including "stainless steel" metal coated with pure gold, and decorated with the inscription of the knights' emblem, with a 4-meter-long outer ribbon. The medal was called "the Knights".
Obaid Al Ketbi confirmed his pride in this achievement, which was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
Regarding the justifications for the initiative, he said: "It focuses on contributing to highlighting the efforts of positive citizenship in contributing to the achievement of achievements that embody the personal and human experience, and employing individual efforts to return the favor to the homeland as it is a duty for everyone, and an expression of loyalty to the wise leadership."
He continued: "This achievement enhances the culture of initiatives according to technical standards and foundations, which are based on the evaluation of any achievement and work in order to enter the" Guinness World Records "in a way that reflects the civilized face of the UAE, and the number of opportunities available to the people of the country in creativity and innovation.