Sharjah Ruler attends “The Arabic Language in African Continent”
March 24, 2022 / 5:17 PM
Sharjah24: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, stressed during his speech at the "The Arabic Language in the African Continent" symposium , held at Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre, that the continent of Africa contains a great culture and heritage, including Arabic language and Islamic culture and an ocean of arts and historical manuscripts. His Highness stressed the need to cooperate with institutions concerned with cultural affairs, support writers and intellectuals, and revive cultural activities to enhance and preserve the Arabic language and heritage.
His Highness referred to Sharjah's efforts in promoting cultural aspects and African cooperation, during which The Africa Institute was established in Sharjah where many cultural events were held. His Highness pointed out the role of the Africa Institute in strengthening cooperation with research and cultural institutions that are concerned with African history and culture.
His Highness stressed the need to rehabilitate individuals with sound science and the Arabic language, pointing to the excellent cooperation with many African countries in attracting students to Al Qasimia University to become qualified with the knowledge and skills necessary to serve their countries preserve their history and culture.
The participants in the symposium appreciated the tremendous support of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and his keenness to support the diverse cultural fields in all countries, and his support for the establishment of language and cultural institutes that enhance and preserve the various types of culture and heritage in Africa.
The symposium was attended by Abdullah Al Owais, Chairman of the Department of Culture, Jamal Salem Al Tarifi, President of Al Qasimia University, Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, Director General of the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, Dr. Issa Saleh Al Hammadi, Director of the Educational Center for the Arabic Language for the Gulf States in Sharjah, and Dr. Muhammed Safi Al Mosteghanemi, Secretary-General of the Arabic Language Academy.