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Sharjah to mark World Heritage Day

SHARJAH, April 17, 2019

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will join the global community on April 18 in its celebration of the World Heritage Day, the annual event highlighting the heritage, history, roots and traditions of every nation in the world.

Commenting on the celebration, Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), said: "This celebration complements the SCTDA’s aim to preserve Emirati culture by providing a glimpse of our rich cultural heritage, which represents how life was experienced by the generations before us, while also strengthening our national identity."

"In line with the guidance and vision of H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, we reaffirm our commitment towards preserving our heritage and identity by continuing to observe many of our traditional celebrations. In line with this, we renew our loyalty and commitment to the directives and visions of the UAE to not only become a cradle of culture and world heritage but to also serve as a global hub of tolerance as it continues to promote appreciation and respect for the culture and heritage of other people and societies present in the UAE today.” - TradeArabia News Service




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