Ruler of Sharjah opens Bahrain Ancient exhibition

Ruler of Sharjah opens Bahrain Ancient exhibition

Ruler of Sharjah opens Bahrain Ancient exhibition

(Sharjah) – H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated an exhibition entitled ’Ancient Bahrain: The Power of Trade’ (2nd Millennium BC -3rd Century AD), at the provisional exhibition hall at Sharjah Archaeology Museum.
HH toured the exhibition, listening to a detailed overview of the valuable exhibits, and what they represent in terms of cultural richness and historical importance.
HH was accompanied by Sheikha Mai bint Mohammed Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Minister of Culture; Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman AL Qasimi, Director of HH’s Office, Mohammed bin Hamad Al Mo’awda, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the UAE; Abdullah Bin Mohamed Al Owais, Head of Sharjah Department of Culture and Information, Dr. Nadine Boksmati, Advisor at the Ministry of Culture, Bahrain; Manal Ataya, Director General of Sharjah Museums Department; Dr. Pierre Lombard, Archeology Advisor at the Ministry of Culture, Bahrain; and Rashad Faraj, Acting Director of Bahrain National Museum.
The exhibition, which will run until March 29, 2015, is the result of the ground-breaking collaboration between Sharjah Archaeology Museum and Bahrain National Museum, and supports initiatives between Bahrain Ministry of Culture and Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) to enhance partnership and collaboration on various cultural ventures. It also coincides with Sharjah’s celebrations as 2014 Capital of Islamic Culture and Capital of Arabic Tourism 2015, as well as Manama’s status as a Capital of Asian Tourism 2014.
(Courtesy WAM)

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