Sheikh Sultan visits an archaeological treasure discovered in the Mleiha area on Tuesday. WAM
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, was briefed on Tuesday, during his visit to the Sharjah Archaeology Authority (SAA) building, on the latest archaeological discoveries, represented in an archaeological treasure consisting of coins found in a pottery bottle "zamzamia" in Mleiha area.
Sheikh Sultan listened to a detailed explanation from Sabah Aboud Jasim, Director General of Sharjah Archaeology Authority, about the components of the archaeological treasure discovered during the archaeological surveys and excavations.
His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an Emiri Decree approving the general organisational structure of Sharjah Archaeology Authority, SAA.
His Highness added that the new building will provide a conducive environment for the two organisations to best perform their tasks and responsibilities toward promoting the cultural learning and developing the skills of Emirati writers and publishers.
Sheikh Sultan also dedicated two rare manuscripts to the Islamic Manuscripts House at Al Qasimia University.
The Sharjah Ruler explained that, since the UAE’s founding in 1971, unity and giving served as the foundation of the country’s development, and comprehensive renaissance being the goal of both the UAE’s leadership and people.
Officers had been looking for the man since Wednesday, when an acquaintance alerted them to a video he posted on social media of himself leaving the fish at the house and then dancing around the property, Astoria Police Chief Stacy Kelly said.
The Zayed Award for Human Fraternity awarded the Community of Sant’Egidio organisation and Kenyan peace builder Shamsa Abubakar Fadhil as co-honorees of the 2023 award.
The Guinness Book of Records awarded recorded the dog, Bobi, who was born in a small village in central Portugal, the oldest dog in the world, as he reached the age of 30 years and 269 days on Saturday.
Nawal Al-Nuaimi said: “The meeting in itself is a pride, it came to multiply the joy that overwhelmed me by representing my country, the Emirates, in the most important international economic forum, by presenting part of my passion with an Emirati flavour and introducing the world to it, and what made me distraught with the intensity of joy and my tears almost flowed.”