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Sultan Al Qasimi attends the opening of 16th Sharjah Heritage Days

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah attended Sunday, the opening of the 16th edition of Sharjah Heritage Days, which is held from April 4 to 21, with the participation of 31 countries. The event is organised by the Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) under the theme “With Heritage We Rise”.

On arrival at the venue of the event, His Highness received a warm welcome before he began his tour with a visit to the General Command of Sharjah Police where he was detailed on the Command’s achievements.

During his tour, His Highness also familiarised himself with the various pavilions of several departments, establishments and companies participating in the Sharjah Heritage Days being held at the heart of Sharjah.

His Highness was also briefed on the UAE's agricultural, mountainous and desert environments where he saw a live presentation of traditional irrigation system “Al Yazra” before he stopped at Sharjah Falconry Club’s pavilion where he was briefed about the club’s activities and history.

At the pavilion of the Czech Republic, the Guest of Honour nation, His Highness acquainted himself with the exhibits including artistic and historical arts, and a variety of contemporary and traditional arts as well as the Czech musical, literary and artistic workshops.

Visiting the exhibition of the Saudi graphic artist Abdul Aziz Al-Mabrizi, His Highness reviewed the exhibits which reflect the Saudi heritage and its intersections with local Emirati and Gulf heritage.

Then, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah inaugurated Al Nabooda Museum, following renovation and addition of a number of halls under the supervision of Sharjah Museums Authority.