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the  emirate’s  profile  as  a  destination
         with a thriving tourism and hospitality
         industry. We are confident that the
         festival will attract even more crowds
         to enjoy its innovative themes and                                                                     48
         unique light creations."

         Al Midfa emphasized the objectives of
         the festival, adding that "the festival
         reflects the success of the national
         efforts to strengthen the emirate's
         position at the local and international
         levels by highlighting its true identity,                                                              SHARJAH ACTIVITIES
         and moving forward towards an even
         brighter future, while adhering to its   Sharjah City Municipality, Khalid   Also  present  during  the  opening
         values and preserving its rich cultural   Lagoon, Palm Oasis, Masjid Al Noor,   ceremony of the Sharjah Light Festival
         and social heritage."              Al Qasba - Internal Façades, Sharjah   2019, along with His Highness the
                                            Chamber of Commerce and Industry,   Crown  Prince  and  Deputy  Ruler  of
         An array of international artists will   in addition to another group of sites   Sharjah, were H.E. Sheikh Khaled
         present magnificent  creations with   in the eastern region of Sharjah and   bin  Abdullah  bin  Sultan  Al  Qasimi,
         light over the next 11 days, presenting   Hamriyah: Municipality and Municipal   chairman of the Department of
         a total of 20 light shows. The shows   Council (Al Hamriyah), Municipality,   Seaports & Customs, Sharjah Airport
         will be spread over 17 popular     Municipal Council and Town Planning   International Free Zone and Hamriyah
         locations  in  Sharjah, including  Sharjah   Department  (Khorfakkan),  Masjid  Free Zone Authority; H.E. Sheikh Saqr
         University City Campus Avenue,     Sheikh  Rashid Bin  Ahmad Al Qasimi   bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairman
         Sharjah Police Academy, University   (Dibba Al Hisn), Municipality, Municipal   of Sharjah Sports Council, H.E. Sheikh
         City Hall, American University of   Council and Directorate of Human   Khalid Bin Issam Al Qassimi Chairman
         Sharjah, Sharjah Book Authority,   Resources (Kalba).                of the Department of Civil Aviation.

                  Conclusion of Innovation month in Sharjah

         H.H. Sheikh Salem bin Abdul Rahman
         Al Qasimi, head of H.H. the Ruler’s
         Office, the closing ceremony of the
         “UAE Month of Innovation in Sharjah”,
         held at the University City Hall.

         Sheikh    Salem   honored    the
         collaborators,  media   partners,
         volunteers    and     committees
         contributing to the success of the UAE
         month for innovation in Sharjah, which
         witnessed more than 11 thousand
         visitors and was followed by 282
         thousand  on  Twitter  and  Instagram,
         the event also included several    enhance the status of the U.A.E. as a   culture of innovation among members
         workshops and events designed to   global innovation center, and instill a   of society.
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