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Initiative to support Nairobi's MML restoration

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the emirate, which is the current UNESCO World Book Capital, has pledged financial support to further the activities being undertaken to restore one of Africa’s most iconic libraries, the McMillan Memorial Library (MML) in the centre of Nairobi.

Sharjah’s support is in accordance with the emirate’s belief in honouring heritage, and the donation was part of Sharjah’s continued efforts to support nations worldwide “as they build strong cultural foundations in their own communities.