“The real wealth is hard work that benefits the person and the community. It is immortal and eternal, and forms the value of the human and the nation"
-The Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
The Year 2018 marks 100 years since the birth of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding father of the UAE, who passed away in 2004.
To commemorate this historic national occasion, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates has declared that 2018 will oﬃcially be known in the UAE as the Year of Zayed, a nation-wide initiative, to highlight the UAE founding father’s unparalleled role in establishing the UAE Federation, his local, regional and international achievements as well as his values and principles.
Montegrappa takes great delight in joining the celebrations of the Year of Zayed and recognizing the late Sheikh Zayed as a figure whose memory inspires future generations to strive for a better world.
Montegrappa is proud to present a collection of writing instruments honouring the Year of Zayed.
The rollerball and marker pens are made of black resin accented with palladium plated trim, while the fountain pen is made of Rose Gold with an 18K solid gold nib.
All pens feature the Year of Zayed logo on the cap. The logo features a powerful silhouette of Sheikh Zayed’s proﬁle in a monochromatic colour scheme to honour Sheikh Zayed’s legacy as the founder of the UAE and to celebrate his vision, which continues to guide and inspire a path of progress and prosperity for the modern nation.
Sheikh Zayed was a pioneer in achieving social development and equality, and with his wisdom, became an exceptional leader on all levels, and he is still a role model for achieving the best for the UAE.
In honour of the year of the birth of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Year of Zayed limited edition consists of 200 fountain pens- numbered 1/200 to 200/200. This number is to mark 100 years since the birth of the Late Sheikh Zayed and to celebrate the next 100 years of hope and prosperity for the United Arab Emirates.