Culture and Community

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COMICS, a subsidiary of Kalimat Group dedicated to publishing comics in Arabic, is releasing four of its latest translated publications in Arabic during its participation at the 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) which is currently taking place at the Expo Centre Sharjah.

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has attended the announcement of the Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 theme and logo, on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the 37th Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF). The emirate was awarded the prestigious title by UNESCO in recognition of its impactful role in promoting and supporting cultural movements on local, regional and international levels.

I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah for bestowing this honour on me amidst an esteemed Arab and international cultural gathering. Our collective work to create a better society stems from a deep-seated responsibility towards our local community and humanity as a whole. The fruits that we reap today is due to the collective efforts and hard work we put in whenever we embark on a new humanitarian project. Our message would not have travelled around the world if we did not have a unified vision and mission that keeps us focused on our humanitarian efforts.

As part of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) of The Meydan Hotel and in appreciation for senior citizens and their contributions to society, The Meydan Hotel recently hosted a group of senior citizens from Thukher Social Club to celebrate the ‘International Day of Older Persons’ that took place earlier this month.