Sheikh Sultan arrives for the inauguration of University.
Rlixa, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of University of Khorfakkan, affirmed that science and its foundations are the way to progress that Sharjah works from its point of view in establishing universities and scientific edifices and providing the opportunity to acquire the correct and appropriate knowledge for each environment in all cities and regions.
This was during His Highness' speech at the opening of University of Khorfakkan on Wednesday, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and President of University of Sharjah.
At the beginning of his speech, Sheikh Sultan said, “We welcome you to Khorfakkan, for our participation in this special occasion by the opening University of Khorfakkan, which we look forward to be the beginning of a new and distinguished stage in the process of university education in the Emirate of Sharjah, where education and scientific research are linked to the reality of that university in the environment in which it is located.”
Sheikh Sultan added, University of Khorfakkan is in a marine environment, so we have added bachelor programmes in the field of marine sciences, as well as the Khorfakkan Center for Research and Marine Sciences. As for University of Kalba, which will open next year, we will add bachelor programmes in the field of wildlife sciences, and Kalba Center for Zoology Research. The University of Al Dhaid, which will open two years from now, will have a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Sciences and Livestock Resources, and Al Dhaid Center for Desert Sciences.
Sheikh Sultan stressed the importance of education and the establishment of universities, saying that science and its foundations are the way to progress, and we hope that our universities will enable us to continue the path of progress, and we work for that, building more universities, and opening the way for competition among them.
Sheikh Sultan concluded his speech by saying: “In everything we do, we adhere to the understanding of the great Islam, which attributed the scholars to the class of the prophets.