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2019 Jun 19Government Letters
We have a global responsibility towards the displaced
June 20, World Refugee Day, is an annual reminder of pressing questions dealing with the reality and future of the 68 million people who have fled their homes to escape war, prosecution or terror. Every minute of every day, the staggering number continues to grow.
2019 Apr 24Government Letters
‘1001 Nights’ will forge a lasting cultural memory
Sharjah 24: What we call memory cannot be just a fleeting moment in a person’s life. A memory holds the power to influence our lives and shape our personalities. This means our histories and cultures are a product of these memories and will continue to form and catalyse human heritage in the future.
2019 Feb 07Government Letters
The UAE has established a culture of innovation and thought making in all areas of life, believing in the importance of this culture as a key pillar at the institutional level. It helps develop education, economy, politics, medicine and many more. Innovation has become a way of life and a method of thinking. We see this clearly reflected in the UAE Innovation Month, held in February each year to celebrate and strengthen the culture of innovation.
2019 Jan 13Government Letters
Sharjah ‘World Book Capital 2019’ - an Emirati Model of Cultural Success for the World
During Sharjah’s recent participation as guest of honour at the 27th New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF), where I was honoured to lead the delegation, my eyes would often fixate on the following title displayed at the Sharjah pavilion at NDWBF - ‘Sharjah World Book Capital 2019'.
2018 Oct 16Government Letters
Investing in our youth is a prerequisite for a peaceful, progressive and sustainable future
Here’s a question that keeps me awake some nights - what will we do with advances in business, economy and technology if we do not pay attention to harnessing the capabilities of young people who will at some point be responsible for the successful functioning of their communities and the world? Are we doing enough to safeguard their basic rights to education, food, shelter, and other basic amenities? Are we making our best efforts to give them a real voice?
2018 Aug 05Government Letters
Sharjah Museums Authority celebrates global partnerships, heritage and inclusiveness
Sharjah24: Since the Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) was established in 2006, we have worked diligently to bring the most important art and archaeological collections to the people of the UAE, to encourage appreciation and dialogue and most importantly celebrate our region’s rich heritage.
2018 Mar 25Government Letters
Government Communication in Digital Age – Standing Still is Going Backwards
Sharjah 24: There is a constant stream of innovation affecting every aspect of our everyday lives. These ideas are changing the way we see the world and changing the world itself, driving us towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
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