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Sultan Al Qasimi visits Naval Museum of Madrid

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited the Museo Naval de Madrid (Naval Museum of Madrid) on Wednesday morning.

At the museum, Sharjah Ruler was introduced to the history of the Spanish Navy since the reign of the Catholic monarchs in the fifteenth century, up to the present.

Sheikh Sultan visited explorer Magellan and Elcano’s section, which contain maps and geographical manuscripts developed during their expeditions, navigation tools and weapons used by naval fleets, and models of Spanish naval ships.

The museum's curators gave a comprehensive overview of the exhibits, historical documents and the most important historical films showing Spain’s maritime discoveries and efforts.

Sheikh Sultan also toured the documents hall, which contains maps and manuscripts of the Arab world and the Arabian Peninsula.