Saturday 30 July 2022 – 13:08
Sharjah, 30 July / WAM / His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Councilor and Ruler of Sharjah, inspected this morning, Saturday, a number of heritage sites in the Fali area.
During his visit, His Highness listened to a detailed explanation about the Flea Road and the archaeological castle, its history and impact on the region in the past, and the traces it contained that have preserved the history of the place and its contribution to trade and the movement of transients and travelers in previous eras , with its important heritage and historical significance.
His Highness was also briefed on a series of maps of the cultural heritage sites in the Feli area, and the ongoing construction plans for their restoration, as part of a distinctive cultural heritage and tourism project To the second ancient castle on top of the hill, which facilitates the movement of visitors, tourists and those interested in the region’s heritage and history to learn about it.
During the tour, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah listened to an explanation of the ongoing restoration work at Fili Heritage Castle. His Highness saw a direct visual presentation of the area around the entire heritage sites. Tourism, economic and cognitive development plans for the region, and the preservation and revival of its ancient heritage.
The importance of the Flei area lies in the fact that it was the largest place of collection of water, from which the water was distributed to the rest of the areas through the aflaj The area, and the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, in collaboration with a several government departments, is working to develop, revitalize and restore the area to be a tourist attraction and an introduction to this important historical site.
His Highness was accompanied during the tour by Engineer Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Head of the Public Works Department, Engineer Salah bin Butti Al Muhairi, Head of the Initiatives Implementation Authority, Dr. Abdul Aziz Al Musallam, head of the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, and a number of notables from the region.
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