Sharjah Ruler issues Amiri decree establishing Sharjah Islamic University

SHARJAH - His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah has issued Amiri decree No.2 of 2013, pertaining to the establishment of an Arab Islamic University in the emirate under the Arabic name “ Jameaat Al Qasimia”.

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Published: Thu 18 Apr 2013, 11:38 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 7:55 AM

According to the decree,the “ Sharjah Islamic University” shall be the university’s official name in English.

The university’s headquarters shall be based in Sharjah. The university may have other branches and offices inside and outside the country.

The decree shall go into force from the date of issuance and shall be published in the official gazette .

Presiding over a preparatory meeting for celebrating Sharjah as the capital of Islamic culture at Al Badi Al Amir Palace, Shaikh Sultan said the Sharjah Islamic University will be built on a million square meter area, bring the emirate’s total university campus area to 15 million square meters.

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