Sheikh Sultan poses with SMC chairman and members during the meeting in Sharjah on Thursday. WAM
His Highness Drd Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, received on Thursday Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Media Council (SMC), and members of the SMC.
During the meeting, the Sharjah Ruler stressed the media's great role in conveying the civilised and cultural image of the emirate, strengthening its position regionally and globally, and contributing to achieving effective communication between government agencies and the public.
He went on to praise the outstanding achievements made by the SMC and the unwavering efforts made by its authorities, which produced coordinated programmes and media initiatives covering all cities and regions of the emirate.
Sheikh Sultan praises the outstanding achievements made by the SMC. WAM
In turn, Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, expressed his gratitude to the Sharjah Ruler for his constant support and guidance which contributed to developing the media sector and made the emirate an attractive and stimulating environment for media professionals and specialised companies.
During the meeting, the SMC's strategic plans, future projects and media services, media programmes and incentive services were addressed, in addition to plans for the continued development of government communication across government departments and institutions.
Sheikh Sultan and Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan during the meeting in Sharjah. WAM
The meeting was attended by Dr Khaled Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City (Shams); Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, Director-General of the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority; Tariq Saeed Allay, Director-General of Sharjah Government Media Bureau; Rashid Abdullah Al Obed, Director of the Sharjah Broadcasting Authority; Shehab Ahmed Al Hammadi, Director of Shams; Alia Mohamed Bu Ghanem Al Suwaidi, Director of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB) and Hassan Yaqoub Al Mansouri, Secretary-General of the SMC.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi praised the employees of Al Sharqiya Kalba TV for the special coverage of the tropical cyclone "Shaheen" and their contribution in informing the public of all precautionary measures.
The exhibition featured 13 male and female employees who presented their artwork, including drawings, handicrafts, sewing, photography, colouring, Arabic calligraphy, and collecting coins and stamps.
Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council (SMC), announced the establishment of the Sharjah Media Club, during the third periodic meeting for the current year held by Sharjah Media Board of Directors, at Al Majaz Amphitheatre on Sunday.
Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has commended the great role played by GDRFA in preserving the history of UAE and organising the registration of citizens and residents' data, in a way that documents the genealogy, history, and legal status of residents and visitors.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed expressed his thanks to Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad for his congratulations and the sincere fraternal feelings he showed, wishing the brotherly State of Qatar and its people further progress and development.
Sheikh Sultan’s statement reads, “The Ruler of Sharjah congratulates Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on his appointment as Vice President."
Sheikh Mohammed said, “I congratulate my brothers Sheikh Hazaa, Sheikh Tahnoun, Sheikh Mansour and Sheikh Khaled Bin Mohamed for the confidence in the President of the State. In you and your brothers, the leaders of the new generation, the march continues.”