Sharjah Ramadan Majlis to host Sheikha Lubna and top Emirati – Arab Influencers

SHARJAH — The Sharjah Ramadan Majlis 2017, being co-hosted by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, SGMB, and Sharjah Media Corporation, SMC, are jointly hosting the Ramadan Majlis as part of the emirate’s efforts to promote a culture of dialogue, tolerance and social cohesion under the leadership of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

Sharjah media representatives today revealed the details of the Ramadan Majlis being held under the slogan, “Our Majlis is Special in the Holy Month”, with a gathering of a high-profile speakers, dignitaries and thought leaders who will headline various sessions being hosted at the Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah throughout the Holy Month after ishaa and taraweeh prayers. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, is among the high-profile speakers who will headline some of the sessions.

Speaking on the occasion, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Council, said, “The coming together of the Sharjah Media Corporation and Sharjah Government Media Bureau to host the Ramadan Majlis this year is a positive development. This improves the policies and objectives of our leading media organisations in accordance with the values and principles of the Emirate of Sharjah under the leadership of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.”

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed said that each session of the Sharjah Ramadan Majlis in the past few years has been truly memorable and productive, offering rare insights and creating its own unique identity and following in the region. He added, “Across the UAE and throughout the region, the Sharjah Ramadan Majlis has come to be recognised as a distinct and high-profile intellectual platform that seeks to tackle vital community issues by way of focused and constructive dialogue, and helps promote greater communication and understanding within and outside the community on a range of diverse issues.”

He stressed that the initiative is inspired by the emirate’s approach to promoting and building a culture of dialogue as part of the vision of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi in respecting others and promoting peace and tolerance, adding that it forms an essential part of the UAE’s history and Islamic traditions.

This year, the Ramadan Majlis will host a number of senior ministers, cultural and intellectual figures and media personalities representing the UAE and the Arab world. There will be a total of six sessions, being held from May 29th to June 14th, which will cover a gamut of issues ranging from politics, culture and media to sports and arts.

Source: Emirates News Agency