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Sharjah Ruler receives President of University of Arizona
2014-01-22 17:16:36
WAM SHARJAH, 22nd January, 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today received Dr. Ann Weaver Hart, President of the University of Arizona, and the delegation accompanying her, at the Dr. Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies (Dara), in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Central Finance.

Dr. Sheikh Sultan welcomed the guests and exchanged cordial talks with them, discussing a number of issues of common interest in scientific and cultural fields. He listened to Dr. Weaver Hart, who gave him an explanation about the plans of the University of Arizona and academic and scientific programmes offered by the university for its students.

The delegation was briefed by Sheikh Sultan on the Cartographic Section of the Centre, which includes early and rare printed maps of the Gulf region and the world.

The tour included a visit to a number of different university departments.

At the end of his tour, Dr. Sheikh Sultan exchanged souvenirs with the delegation, presenting a memorial shield of the American University in Sharjah, while the delegation of the University of Arizona presented a memorial gift to Dr. Sheikh Sultan.

Dr. Ann Weaver Hart extended her appreciation to Sheikh Sultan for meeting him, praising the keen interest of the Sharjah Ruler in the service of all areas of science and culture.

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