Sharjah: Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, has attended the launch of the “Dawahi 11” festival, which is organised by the Sharjah Districts and Villages Affairs Department at Al Nouf 1 Park in Sharjah.
The Deputy Ruler of Sharjah was received by Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development, Sheikh Majid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Districts and Villages Affairs Department (SDVAD), Sheikh Sultan bin Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Director of the Department of Statistics and Community Development, and Sheikh Salem bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah’s Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and several heads of departments as well as municipal councils, directors of municipalities and suburban’s board members.
Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed visited the pavilions of government entities and municipalities that offer several interactive and heritage activities.
The Deputy Ruler also moved to the festival’s stage, where the opening ceremony was held along with a speech delivered by Sheikh Majid bin Sultan Al Qasimi. The opening ceremony also thanked the visitors for honouring the festival and their permanent support.
Sheikh Majid indicated that “Dawahi” Festival was born 11 years in Al Nouf Park and has grown over the past years to be held in many cities and regions of Sharjah.
50 government agencies and 9 municipalities at the level of cities and regions of Sharjah, and 46 productive families are participating in the festival.
The SDVAD chairman also expressed his sincere thanks to Mr. Khamis bin Salem Al Suwaidi, who established the Dawahi Festival with the District Department’s work team, for his continuous support, which contributed to the constant development of the festival to become one of the landmark events in Sharjah.