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Sultan attends "Protecting the Past 2018" conference

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, on Tuesday attended "Protecting the Past 2018" conference, entitled "From Digital Documentation to Heritage Management in the MENA region" at Sharjah Institute for Heritage.

During the conference, His Highness welcomed the participants and the audience and expressed his pleasure to host this conference. This group of experts and specialists in the field of heritage conservation in the world, said, “Good work requires good people”, referring to the great efforts of the participants in the conference.

His Highness also recalled the story of the demolition of the fort in Sharjah during his study in Egypt and how he treated the event and managed to stop the demolition and maintain large parts of it and how he worked to bring him back to the former to stand in the heart of Sharjah area.

His Highness narration of this story tells everyone that there are historic buildings in our Arab country that need to stop tampering it, which reflects His Highness's keenness and commitment to preserving heritage at all times and in all circumstances.