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Cultural Personality of the Year 2010

His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi

United Arab Emirates

The Award’s Higher Council decision came in recognition of His Highness’s generous contributions in promoting the Arabic culture and nourishing the Arabic Literature in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf region as a whole. Throughout three decades.

About the Cultural Personality of the Year

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan has formulated the cultural scheme of the Emirate of Sharjah keeping in mind the fundamental role of culture in the development of the community, and ordered the establishment of several cultural institutions in view of fulfilling his vision. The massive cultural projects in the Emirate of Sharjah support conservation of cultural heritage and active interaction with other cultures, and focus on developing the inherited artistic and aesthetic sense of the people and promoting their talents and intellectual aptitudes and creativities. Moreover, His Highness has written several books in history, social sciences and humanities.