Sheikh Sultan at the opening ceremony of the First International Forum for Arabic Teachers. WAM
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, announced the launch of the second edition of the "Teaching Honour" programme at the Sharjah Education Academy in the field of early childhood education and the first cycle of teaching, due to its close relationship to building language and culture among students.Sheikh Sultan stressed the importance of teaching the Arabic language to students, and developing its teaching methods, and encouraging students to learn it, being the historical, cultural and scientific legacy for them, in addition to its being the language of the Holy Quran.
This came during Sheikh Sultan's speech, on Saturday morning, at the opening ceremony of the First International Forum for Arabic Teachers, which is organised by the Sharjah Education Academy at its headquarters under the slogan "Arabic: Future and Identity."
The opening ceremony was attended by Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of Education; Dr Saeed Mousabeh Al Kaabi, Chairman of Sharjah Educational Council; Dr. Khawla Abdulrahman Al Mulla, Chairperson of the Family Affairs Authority in Sharjah, and a number of officials, and education experts.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has stressed on the need to coalesce community-wide efforts to safeguard people’s health and wellbeing by promoting healthy habits, rally against bad lifestyle choices like smoking and introducing effective vaccinations.
The third Global NCD (Non-Communicable Diseases) Alliance Forum taking place, February 9–11, begins in Sharjah tomorrow, Sunday, at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah.
“Arabic is one of the longest living languages. We are here to celebrate Arabic language experts who gathered to work for years to document the roots and meanings of the Arabic language alphabet," Sheikh Sultan said.
UAE's Embassy in London welcomed over 500 friends from the UK, UAE, and internationally to a grand reception at London’s famed Natural History Museum in South Kensington to commemorate 51 years since the founding of the UAE.
"On this day, we commemorate the bright memory of the Founding Fathers, led by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his brothers, the Founders of the Nation, as well as their determination, wisdom and vision that established the Union.”
President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said that the 51st UAE National Day is a day to recall lessons of the past, and look at the present with awareness and contemplation, while looking to the future with hope, optimism and confidence.