SHARJAH, 10th May, 2022 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, met on Tuesday managing editors of cultural and literary magazines issued by Department of Culture (DC) at Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi Centre.
At the outset of the meeting, Sheikh Sultan welcomed the attendees, praising the Department of Culture’s continuous efforts in the field of cultural publishing, and the enlightened materials and ideas presented through various magazines in varied fields, highlighting the great contribution to supporting the cultural process in the Emirate.
Sharjah Ruler sparked light on the importance of integrated efforts which would contribute to achieving the cultural vision of Sharjah as well as preserving the distinguished qualitative achievements of by the Emirate in various fields of knowledge.
Sharjah Ruler reviewed the emirate’s pioneering experience in the field of culture over many years, recalling the various stages it went through, especially in terms of cultural publications.
The meeting addressed the specialised magazines issued and supervised by Sharjah DC in the cultural fields, including Theater Magazine, Sharjah Cultural Magazine, Al Heera from Sharjah, Al Sharqiya, Al Wusta, and Al Rafid.
He shined light during the meeting on the importance of developing work during the upcoming period in the field of cultural media work to attract more talented young writers to write in theatre, poetry, novel, story and other types of culture.
The meeting was attended by Abdullah bin Muhammad Al Owais, Head of the Department of Culture; Ahmed Burhima, Editor-in-chief of the Theater magazine; Butti Al Mazloum, Director of Al Heera Literary Council; Muhammad Al-Buraiki, Editor-in-chief of Al Qwafi magazine; Nawaf Younis, Editor-in-chief of Sharjah Cultural magazine; Dr. Omar Abdel-Aziz and Abdel-Fattah Sabry from the editorial board of Al Rafid magazine; Mohamed Abdel-Sami, Editorial Secretary of Al Heera from Sharjah magazine, and Mohamed Walad Salem, Managing Editor of Al Wusta and Al-Sharqiya magazines.