SCC discusses draft law organising SIH

SHARJAH, The Sharjah Consultative Council, SCC, held its third ordinary session of the ninth Legislative Session at its headquarters in Sharjah, to discuss a draft law regulating the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, SIH.

The members also exchanged views on the various articles of the draft law, its objectives, functions and competencies, and reviewed the SIH’s opinion on the articles of the draft law.

The meeting was chaired by Mohammed Sultan Al Khasouni, Chairman of the SCC’s Committee of Education and Teaching, Culture, Media and Youth Affairs, and attended by a number of top officials and dignitaries.

Al Khasouni welcomed the members of the committee and highlighted the great role of the Sharjah Institute for Heritage, SIH. He also lauded the SIH’s activities, programmes, and initiatives, which aim to preserve Sharjah’s cultural heritage.

The members stressed the SIH’s important role in documenting and preserving heritage in the emirate of Sharjah.

The committee considered a number of amendments to the draft law based on the views of its members

Source: Emirates News Agency