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Decree regarding appointment of Chairman of Sharjah Petroleum Council

Sultan issues Decree appointing Sultan bin Ahmed as Deputy Ruler of Sharjah

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued Emiri Decree regarding the appointment of a Deputy Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah.

Emiri Decree No. (25) of 2021 stipulates that Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi will be appointed as the Deputy Ruler of the Emirate of Sharjah.

The Decree is effective from the date of its issuance, and shall be published in the Official Gazette.

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued Emiri Decree regarding the appointment of the Chairman of the Sharjah Petroleum Council (SPC).

Emiri Decree No. (26) of 2021 stipulates that Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi will be appointed as Chairman of the Petroleum Council in the Emirate of Sharjah.

The Decree is effective from the date of its issuance, and shall be published in the Official Gazette.

Sultan bin Ahmed.. A model of ambitious leading personality

The appointment of Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, as His Highness's deputy and Chairman of the Sharjah Petroleum Council, is a great opportunity to strengthen Sharjah's governance system and work on a development roadmap.  

In the government communications and media sectors, a lot was achieved under the leadership of His Highness including the setting up of the Sharjah Media Council, the Sharjah Media city "Shams", the Sharjah Government Media Bureau.

Sheikh Sultan received the Arab League’s” Media Personality of the Year 2016” award in recognition of his active role in developing the media sector locally and regionally, and since 2017, he has been elected Big Heart’s humane envoy.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Arkansas State University in Arkansas, U.S.A. and a Master of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems from University of Detroit Mercy in Michigan, U.S.A.

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi is also member of the Sharjah Executive Council and Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council, which oversees the Sharjah Media Corporation, Sharjah Government Media Bureau and Sharjah Media City. Sheikh Sultan has been Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Petroleum Council since 1999.

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi has held important leadership positions in the Emirate of Sharjah's economic, tourism, and sports sectors, including Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sharjah Pipeline Company (Anabeeb) since 2003, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sharjah LPG Co Ltd, Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club from 2002 to 2011 and Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority – SCTDA from 2006 to 2012.