The French President, Emmanuel Macron unveiled a Â£1bn newly created museum in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.
The new Louvre, built during the last 10 years, with 600 works of art of a permanent and 300, borrowed from France.
Praised by the critics, the building features a latticed dome is designed to allow the desert sun through the filter.
Has art and objects relating to the history and the religion of all the world, and Mr Macron called it a “bridge between civilizations”.
He said: “Those who seek to say that Islam is the destruction of other religions are liars.”
The project, agreed between France and Abu Dhabi, in 2007, was initially intended to open in 2012, but was delayed by the global financial crisis and the precipitous fall in oil prices, the shipping, the final cost rises above its original $654m (Â£340m) budget.
In addition, the museum is paying France hundreds of millions of dollars for the use of the Louvre name, and loans of works of art and business advice.
The museum has attracted its share of controversy over concerns about the welfare of the workers of the construction of the building.
But critics have declared the finished building – the first to open in a series of projects designed by the authorities of the UAE in creating a cultural oasis in Abu Dhabi in Saadiyat island – a “fascinating,” the success, whether with a “touch of sparkle”.
The Louvre in Paris is a point of reference in the French capital and the world’s largest art museum, with millions of visitors a year.
The Abu Dhabi building, designed by the French architect Jean Nouvel, brings to mind an Arab medina (old quarter of a city).
None of its 55 rooms, including 23 permanent galleries, is alike.
The lattice of the dome protects the visitors from the burns of heat, while the room to glow with natural light.
In the exhibition are works from around the world – from established European masters such as Van Gogh, Gauguin and Picasso, to the Americans such as James Abbott McNeill Whistler (his painting of Whistler’s Mother, above), and the modern, the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
The museum has also joined force with the Arab institutions that have borrowed a 28, award-winning work.
Among the priceless artifacts displayed a statue of a sphinx that dates back to the 6th Century BC and a frieze representing the figures of the Qur’an.
The doors of the museum open to the public on Saturday – with all of the entries, with a price of 60 dirhams ($16.80), is sold out.
The united arab emirates, officials of the hope of the magnificence of the building you are going to put the concerns about the well-being of its workers and the controversy about the delays and exceeding costs in the shade.