Shaikh Sultan to open govt communication forum in Sharjah

Sharjah - Drawing the participation of 3,000 international leaders, media personalities and key stakeholders in government communication.



By Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 20 Mar 2016, 7:14 PM

Under the patronage of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the fifth edition of the two-day International Government Communication Forum (IGCF 2016), themed Citizens for Prosperity, will commence today at the Sharjah Expo Centre.
Drawing the participation of 3,000 international leaders, media personalities and key stakeholders in government communication, the opening day's highlights will include an address by Shaikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Centre, followed by two keynote speeches by Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of the National Media Council, and Amal Clooney, international advocate and human rights activist.
At a special 'women only' session, Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, will speak on the 'Woman Citizen'. Helen Clark, Administrator of the UNDP and former prime minister of New Zealand; Tina Brown, journalist; Dr Sakena Yacoobi, president of the Afghan Institute of Learning; and Lawrence Chickering, founder and President of Educate Girls Globally, are also set to attend this session.
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