Sharjah Ruler receives UAE newspaper and media chief editors at Frankfurt Book Fair

  • Thursday 12, October 2017 in 7:14 PM
Sharjah 24: His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, pointed out that there are many obstacles and difficulties faced by the Emirate of Sharjah in its cultural project since its inception to the present time.
His Highness said such obstacles and difficulties did not stop the Emirate of Sharjah to reach to its aim, and to achieve many cultural achievements and titles.
 
This came during his meeting with the UAE newspapers and media chief editors at Sharjah Book Fair at the Frankfurt International Book Fair.
 
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah pointed out that every person can be tired of the challenges and difficulties, especially in related  to a large cultural project such as culture project  that the Emirate of Sharjah worked and still working in it.
 
His Highness stated that Sharjah's recognition as the World Book Capital of 2019 is  an appreciation of Sharjah's interest in the book and its foundation for knowledge,  science and culture.
 
During His Highness speech, Sheikh Sultan the Ruler of Sharjah emphasis His Highness cultural project to establish generations on the correct knowledge and useful science. His Highness explained that the best way to confront the obscurantist and extreme waves is to establish the right education from childhood through sound educational methods and continuity with the child until he reaches university level.
 
His Highness pointed out that the Emirate of Sharjah in its institutions works with the individual since childhood through incubators, which includes qualified teachers, scientifically and professionally to care for the child, even in the prevention bottle - feeding is not contributing to normal childcare.
 
The Sharjah Children's Centres, Sharjah Young Centres and Sajaya Women's Centres are working to nurture young people and develop their scientific, cognitive, creative and personal skills.
 
His Highness also cited many positive attitudes that have demonstrated the positive impact on the members of these institutions through self-confidence and creativity in different fields.
 
On His Highness's efforts in various Arab countries, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah explained that it is painstaking work.
 
His Highness said the great attack does not stop His Highness but encourage His Highness to work hard and to carry out the wings of Arabism and Islam in a clear and frank act, His Highness said that has nothing hidden. 
 
His Highness highlighted the importance of cultural contributions in various international Exhibitions which constitute a tool for communicating with and interacting with foreign cultures and transferring the cultural, literary and scientific inventory of the Arab and Islamic nation to various civilisations and countries and benefiting from international experiences.
 
As for the media influence, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah explained that there is a problem in the media, whether the press, television or radio, by entering the money on it. There are those who use the media as an end for money and offer what is not valid in order to gain viewership and get commercials without paying attention to the negative impact of displays.
 
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah stressed the need to support and develop the writers, painters and other specialists in the cultural fields to reach the cultural production to a high level and quality and access to the central pulp of cultural work and participation in decision-making.
 
His Highness pointed out that the cultural initiatives carried out by the Emirate of Sharjah in the Arab society are aiming to restore the confidence and support of the intellectuals, writers poets, painters and to maintain their works.
 
 His Highness pointed out that the most important phenomena of culture in some European countries are the cultural components that are spent on them, not the governments, but the profit organisations that allocate part of their income to cultural institutions, which is important, but the donation and support in the community needs guidance.
 
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah also addressed the Sharjah Academy of Performing Arts,and pointing out that the performance here in the representation, dance, review, singing or anthem, which will be noted during the opening of the Academy, which will be a play written by His Highness addresses the Quran to be the reference, but once  you get away from them, people are dragged to the darkness.
 
His Highness pointed out that the Academy of Performing Arts is not abstract, it’s the first of its kind in the Arab world specialised in the performance aspect only.
 
His Highness pointed out that the Sharjah International Book Fair has reached to international level, His Highness explained his keenness to put the science and knowledge within the exhibition for all, providing new publications and books.
 
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah noted that the next Sharjah International Book Fair will include four editions, the first of which are poetry reviews of Sheikh Sultan bin Saqr Al Qasimi, and the second book "Sirat Madina" after adding a number of chapters to be 17 chapters, the third is titled "A Journey of Great Importance" and includes manuscripts about the area ,the fourth book is "I am convicted", which contains 9 letters to the king proving the bad treatment which Muslim received in  Andalusia.
 
The meeting was attend by UAE Ambassador to Germany Ali Al Ahmad, Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of Sharjah Department of Culture and Information, Ahmed bin Rakkad Al Ameri Chairman of Sharjah International Book Fair Authority, Abdul Aziz Taryam CEO advisor and General Manager of the North Emirates ,Mohammed Hassan Khalaf Director General of the Sharjah Media Corporation and a numbers of the UAE newspapers and media chief editors.