Sharjah Ruler inaugurates Arab Children Parliament building

SHARJAH, 7th April, 2019 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the Arab Children Parliament building in Dasman area of Sharjah on Sunday.

Upon his arrival, the ruler of Sharjah was welcomed by Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Government Relations, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League, Khawla Al Mulla, Chairwoman of the Sharjah Consultative Council, a number of officials and members of the Sharjah hosting committee for the headquarters of the Arab Children Parliament.

After raising the flag of the Arab Children Parliament in the courtyard of the building, H.H. removed the traditional curtain to inaugurate the headquarters of the Arab Children Parliament.

H.H. also recognised the headquarters and staff of the headquarter and the efforts exerted by the General Secretariat of Parliament to achieve its objectives.

H.H. and the audience watched a documentary about Sharjah’s children’s concerns and the efforts exerted by His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah to provide a positive environment through excellent programs and activities.

Ayman Othman Barout, the Secretary-General of the Arab Children’s Parliament, delivered a speech in which he thanked Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi for his trust and constant support for all matters related to children, and his generous sponsorship of the establishment of the Arab Children Parliament, who agreed to host all member states of the Arab League in Sharjah.

He also pointed to the full support of the children’s members in the parliament, affirming the great confidence they have placed in them, as they are capable of demonstrating their responsibility and ability to convey the voice of Arab children and discuss issues they are concerned with.

At the end of the ceremony, the ruler of Sharjah received a commemorative shield from Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the Arab League, in recognition of H.H.’s support for all efforts to establish the Arab Children Parliament.


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