Billionaire Makes His Name Visible from Space

Shiekh Hamad Bin Hamdan Al Nahyan of the UAE, owner of the largest pickup truck in the world, would like to leave his mark on the world. He'd prefer to do so in a way that's visible from space, so he had workers dig letters a thousand feet across into the sand of his island Al Futaisi:

The name is two miles across — with letters a kilometre high. It is so huge that the "H", the first "A" and part of the "M" have been made into waterways.

The mega-rich sheikh, 63 — a member of the ruling family of Abu Dhabi — in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates — boasts a £14billion fortune that is second only to the Saudi king's.

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@ Ryan S:

Your reference:

“The best jihad is the one in which your horse is slain and your blood is spilled.” [Al Baqarah 15] false. There is no such verse.
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I'm an muslim Emarati and i say this is just idiotic, please don't think that way about all of us as idiots just because one person wants to put out his name for the world to see.
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