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Sheikh Sultan attends UoS graduation ceremony

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Sheikh Sultan hands over a graduation certificate to a student. WAM

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah (UoS), affirmed that the UoS constantly worked to qualify its students according to a multi-aspect methodology through specialised scholars and professors tasked with developing its capabilities and bringing it on a par with top universities at the local, regional and global levels, adding that this enabled the UoS to achieve many of its objectives and sign many significant agreements with various prestigious universities and research centres.

This came during Sheikh Sultan’s speech to the graduation ceremony of the UoS’ 280 graduates holding bachelor’s and diploma’s degrees of various majors, which was held at the University City Hall on Monday.

The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and Sheikh Abdullah Bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.

Congratulating the graduates, parents and teaching staff, Sheikh Sultan expressed his pride in the distinguished achievements of the graduates, underscoring their important role that they play in the UAE’s society.

The ceremony was also attended by Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Seaports and Customs, Sheikh Salem Bin Abdul Rahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s Office, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Statistics and Community Development, Rashid Ahmed Bin Al Sheikh, chief of the Sharjah Emiri Court, Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police, and Mohammed Obaid Al Zaabi, Head of Protocol and Hospitality Department.

A number of directors of government departments as well as members of the board of trustees and administrative and teaching staff members were also present. Later, Sheikh Sultan handed the graduation certificates over to the graduates, wishing them success in their careers.

He then left the hall after shaking hands with the deans of colleges and teaching staff members, valuing their efforts in qualifying the graduates.

On Saturday also Sheikh SUltan attened the the graduation ceremony of 249 students of the university’s higher studies held at the University City Hall in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.

Ruler of Sharjah congratulated the graduates and said, “We are proud of this cohort and we would like to congratulate you, the students; your families and the governmental and private entities that you come from. We also congratulate ourselves on these fruits of labour that we are harvesting today. We have all the faith in you and we are assured that you will use the knowledge and expertise that you gained during your studies to better serve this nation.”

Highlighting the future plans for UoS, Sheikh Sultan said, “We are happy to announce that the number of approved higher studies will raise as of September to over 50 Masters and PhD programmes in various medical, health, engineering, scientific and humanities disciplines.”

Concluding his speech, Sharjah Ruler noted, “Once again, I congratulate you and your parents on your success. I wish you success in your career. I thank the efforts of the University of Sharjah and its teaching staff who have efficiently and ably helped you improve your qualifications and prepared you to meet the requirements of this life.”

At the end of the ceremony, Sheikh Sultan presented certificates to the 249 graduates, wishing them a bright future.

Saturday’s graduation ceremony was attended by Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention; Rashid Ahmed bin Al Sheikh, Chief of the Sharjah Emiri Court; Abdallah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Sharjah Police Commander-in-chief; Abdullah Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of Sharjah Culture Department; Ali Salem Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah International Airport Authority; Mohammed Obaid Al Zaabi, Head of Protocol and Hospitality Department; Salem Yousif Al Qaseer, Chairman of Sharjah Standards Development Authority.

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