Sultan opens Watani conference of students

SHARJAH — His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, yesterday inaugurated the Second Students’ Watani Conference on the theme ‘National Identity and Students’ Role in Enhancing It — Challenges and Opportunities’.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Thu 27 Mar 2008, 11:19 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 6:49 PM

In line with the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s declaration of 2008 as the National Identity Year, the two-day conference, being held the University of Sharjah, would see the students running sessions and presenting their own theses based on a briefing held in November 2007.

Following the addresses by the keynote speakers at the opening ceremony, a film on national identity and the sense of belonging and devotion to the homeland was screened.

Ahmed Al Mansoori, Coordinator General of Watani, was honoured by Dr Shaikh Sultan for sponsoring the event. He also received an award from the Sharjah Scouts Committee for the continuous support given by Watani to the young people of the UAE.

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