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The National and Havas Middle East create the UAE’s first-ever plantable newspaper in celebration of the nation’s 50th jubilee

In celebration of the UAE’s 50th, and in an effort to encourage a more sustainable UAE following the vision of its founders, The National and Havas Middle East have conceptualized and printed the country’s first ‘plantable’ paper, #TheNationalGhafPaper. A symbol of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan al Nahyan’s vision for a greener nation, this National Day edition, launched on December 2, represents The Ghaf, the UAE’s national tree which the late Sheikh Zayed planted in the 70s to ‘greenify’ the desert.

Made entirely of seed paper, vegetable oil and Ghaf tree seeds, the special edition paper is completely biodegradable and is meant to be planted in the UAE’s prosperous land, eventua

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