His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, issued an Emiri decree establishing the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) in Khorfakkan in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The Emiri Decree No. (19) for the year 2019 stipulates to establish an academic institution specialised in science, technology and maritime transport in the Emirate of Sharjah called "Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport", and shall enjoy the legal personality and the full legal capacity necessary to achieve its objectives.
According to the Decree, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport is located in Khorfakkan in the Emirate of Sharjah.
A law shall be issued regulating the Academy, its objectives, competencies and all its affairs.
The Decree is effective from the date of issuance and other competent authorities should implement its provisions each in its respective field. The Decree also shall be published in the official gazette.