Sharjah celebrates French National Day for first time

SHARJAH — Sharjah has hosted the French National Day celebrations, for the first time in its history, organised by the French Consulate on the Flag Island, one of the Emirate’s top tourist destinations and landmarks, in coordination with Sharjah Department of Government Relations and Maraya Art Centre of Shurooq, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority.

The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah Department of Government Relations, Majdi Abed, Consul-General of France, and Sheikh Majed bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Department of Government Relations, Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq, and diplomatic community representing GCC, Arab, Islamic, and foreign countries accredited to the UAE.

The ceremony opened with Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi’s speech in French. Welcoming the attendees, who included several consuls, he expressed his pleasure at the selection of Sharjah to celebrate the French National Day, wishing French people further progress and prosperity.

Sheikh Al Qasimi affirmed Sharjah’s keenness, under the leadership of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to strengthen relations with France towards higher levels of cooperation and joint action.

The French Consul-General, who spoke in Arabic, lauded Sharjah’s outstanding progress and status achieved thanks to the vision of its Ruler in building bridges of cultural communication between Arab and Western worlds at various levels.

The Consul-General conveyed the keenness of the French President Emmanuel Macaron in strengthening bonds with the Northern Emirates across various spheres.

Sharjah’s hosting of the French National Day celebrations comes as part of the two sides’ efforts to promote greater communication and cooperation between them. The Sharjah Department of Government Relations has seen numerous meetings between Majdi Abed and Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, whose recent visit to France has reinvigorated the strong ties existing between Sharjah and France.

Source: Emirates News Agency

Sharjah celebrates French National Day for first time

SHARJAH — Sharjah has hosted the French National Day celebrations, for the first time in its history, organised by the French Consulate on the Flag Island, one of the Emirate’s top tourist destinations and landmarks, in coordination with Sharjah Department of Government Relations and Maraya Art Centre of Shurooq, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority.

The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah Department of Government Relations, Majdi Abed, Consul-General of France, and Sheikh Majed bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Department of Government Relations, Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq, and diplomatic community representing GCC, Arab, Islamic, and foreign countries accredited to the UAE.

The ceremony opened with Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi’s speech in French. Welcoming the attendees, who included several consuls, he expressed his pleasure at the selection of Sharjah to celebrate the French National Day, wishing French people further progress and prosperity.

Sheikh Al Qasimi affirmed Sharjah’s keenness, under the leadership of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to strengthen relations with France towards higher levels of cooperation and joint action.

The French Consul-General, who spoke in Arabic, lauded Sharjah’s outstanding progress and status achieved thanks to the vision of its Ruler in building bridges of cultural communication between Arab and Western worlds at various levels.

The Consul-General conveyed the keenness of the French President Emmanuel Macaron in strengthening bonds with the Northern Emirates across various spheres.

Sharjah’s hosting of the French National Day celebrations comes as part of the two sides’ efforts to promote greater communication and cooperation between them. The Sharjah Department of Government Relations has seen numerous meetings between Majdi Abed and Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, whose recent visit to France has reinvigorated the strong ties existing between Sharjah and France.

Source: Emirates News Agency