SHARJAH, 25th March, 2018 (WAM) — H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and President of the University of Sharjah, UoS, on Sunday attended the distribution ceremony of the 16th Sharjah Award for Doctoral Dissertations in Management Sciences in the Arab World at the UoS campus.
The ceremony was organised by the UoS, in collaboration with the Arab Administrative Development Organisation, ARADO.
At the beginning of the ceremony, Abdullah Salem Al Tarifi, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Award for Doctoral Dissertations in Management Sciences in the Arab World, delivered a speech in which he highlighted the Emirate of Sharjah’s regional and global cultural status and its distinguished role in the dissemination of knowledge and augmentation of scientific research, thanks to the Ruler of Sharjah.
He expressed pride in Sharjah’s achievements and underlined its distinguished position, which stems from its pioneering role in the consolidation of the values of authentic culture and the care for arts, sciences and literature, as well as its ability to shape a civilised identity that interweaves its Islamic roots with its historical heritage, on the one hand, and its modernisation with openness to multiple human cultures, on the other hand.
Al Tarifi congratulated the winners of the best doctoral dissertations, praising the efforts of the jury in examining, evaluating and assessing the dissertations according to scientific methods and precise objective criteria.
He also said he valued the distinguished efforts of the members of the award’s Board of Trustees and thanked the Administrative Development Organisation of the UoS for patronising the award, and the sponsors of the award, as well as those who have contributed to the organisation and success of the event.
This edition of the award received 100 dissertations from various Arab countries.
A documentary highlighting the history of the award over the past 16 years was screened, following which the Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by Abdullah Salem Al Tarifi, honoured the winners and sponsors of the award.
The distribution ceremony was attended by Sheikh Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Mualla, Chairman of the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club; Major General Saif Al Zari Al Shamsi, Commander-in-Chief of Sharjah Police; Saeed Musabbeh Al Kaabi, President of the Sharjah Education Council; Mohammed Obaid Al Zaabi, Director of Sharjah Department of Protocol and Guesthouses; Thabet Al Tarifi, Director-General of Sharjah Municipality; Dr. Humaid Mjul Al Nuaimi, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, and members of the Board of Trustees of the award.