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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II visits UAE

2010-11-26 05:54:19 GMT2010-11-26 13:54:19 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) is escorted by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ruler of Dubai emirate, in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 25, 2010.(Xinhua/An Jiang)

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L, front) walks with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum (R, front), vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ruler of Dubai emirate, during a ceremony to unveil the design of the Zayed National Museum which will be built on Saadiyat Island off the coast of Abu Dhabi in partnership with the British Museum, in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 25, 2010.(Xinhua/An Jiang)

People wait for the arrival of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to a ceremony to unveil the design of the Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 25, 2010.(Xinhua/An Jiang)

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed al-Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ruler of Dubai emirate, unveil a commemorative plaque in Abu Dhabi to mark the beginning of construction of the Zayed National Museum which will be built on Saadiyat Island off the coast of Abu Dhabi in partnership with the British Museum, Nov. 25, 2010.(Xinhua/An Jiang)

Queen Elizabeth II is one a two-day state visit to the UAE, her second since she last made a trip in 1979.

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