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His Highness inaugurates Institute of Training and Technology at Egypt's Journalists Syndicate

Sultan: Sincere and purposeful speech strengthens credibility of press

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, affirmed that the sincere and purposeful speech strengthens the credibility of the press, added every pen holder must be careful to write down the good word and keep away from every distasteful word, and to be careful to write the word that urges cooperation, avoids any word that can lead to discord. His Highness explained that the press is a word and a word is secretariat.

This came in a speech of His Highness delivered at the inauguration ceremony of the Institute of Training and Technology, which was held by His Highness within the building of the Egypt's Journalists Syndicate, at a cost of 50 million pounds.   

His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah said that he had worked in journalism long ago and early in his life.     

His Highness began his journalism career, which he mentioned in his self-narration when he was a member of the football team of the Sharjah Air Station during the British occupation and how he met with journalist Jamil Arif from the Egyptian magazine "Akher Saa" in the 1950s, the journalist wanted to access the British military base and find out what details it contained, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah volunteered to take a series of photographs of the military base and send them to Egypt later.

He also contributed to providing clear information about the British military through which Jamil Arif prepared a comprehensive investigation into the British occupation in the region was published in 1196 edition of the magazine which was issued on 25 September 1957.  

His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah was the secret correspondent of Jamil Arif in everything he wrote about the station and the British military base in Sharjah, and sometimes he asked me to conduct questionnaires on a particular matter to support a press investigation.