As the 39th edition of the Paris Book Fair unfolded in the vibrant city, His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, visited the pavilion of Sharjah at the venue. The pavilion is being manned by the representatives of the Sharjah Book Authority.
During the visit, the Sharjah Ruler emphasised on the significance of disseminating the Islamic and Arab culture globally through the way of cultural and literary activities. He also interacted with representatives of the media, literary figures and publishers and stressed on the importance of cultural development.
Dr Shaikh Sultan added that reading was not the only way to enhance cultural development but adapting a regimen that encourages one to obtain valuable knowledge from participating in school and university lectures, in addition to indulging in activities in the domain of arts, theatres and culture.