DUBAI 27 November 2018: Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority (DSOA), has obtained its first-ever Guinness World Records title – for the largest wooden block mosaic in the world.
The piece, displaying the Year of Zayed logo, was crafted as part of DSOA’s 47th UAE National Day celebrations.
Dr Mohammed Al Zarooni, Vice Chairman and CEO of DSOA, received the certificate of achievement from Samer Khallouf, Head of the Records Management Team – Mena at Guinness World Records, in the presence of DSOA’s staff, business partners and members of DSO community.
Measuring 224.12 square meters (27.56 meters x 8.132 meters) and comprising 22,275 recyclable wooden mosaic blocks, the masterpiece that was completed by 80 people contributing approximately 260 working hours over a period of 20 days is on display across from the DSOA headquarters.
Speaking on the achievement, Dr Al Zarooni said: “We are thrilled to have earned our first Guinness World Records title, an achievement that will go down in our books as a key success story that pays homage to the glory of our leaders. Through this initiative, we hope to convey to future generations of citizens and residents what an exemplary leader Sheikh Zayed was and how his noble values helped shape the UAE of today.”