Thu 24-03-2022 18:39 PM
SHARJAH, 24th March, 2022 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, stated 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 the Arabic language and Islamic culture and an ocean of arts and historical manuscripts.
Dr. Sheikh Sultan 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.
The Ruler of Sharjah referred to the emirate’s efforts to promote cultural aspects and African cooperation, during which The Africa Institute was established, where many cultural events were held. He pointed out the role of the Africa Institute in strengthening cooperation with research and cultural institutions concerned with African history and culture.
Dr. Sheikh Sultan called for the rehabilitation of individuals with sound science and the Arabic language. He referred to the excellent cooperation with many African countries in attracting students to Al Qasimia University who were qualified with the knowledge and skills necessary to serve their countries and preserve their history and culture.
The participants at the symposium appreciated the support of the Ruler of Sharjah and his keenness to support the diverse cultural fields in all countries and for the establishment of language and cultural institutes that enhance and preserve the various cultures and heritage in Africa.