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Sharjah Ruler wins Germany’s Grand Order of Merit

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Sharjah Ruler wins Germany's Grand Order of Merit
Sharjah Ruler wins Germany’s Grand Order of Merit

(Sharjah) – President of Germany, Joachim Gauck, has awarded Germany’s Grand Order of Merit with Star (Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz mit Stern) to H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
Germany’s Ambassador to the UAE, Dr. Eckhard Wilhelm Lubkemeier, on behalf of President Gauck, presented the honour to H.H. Sheikh Sultan in a ceremony at Al Badea’ Palace in Sharjah.
In a speech at the ceremony, H.H. Sheikh bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, thanked the president and people of Germany for the honour, and stressed that the long-standing historic relations between the UAE and Germany will always be strong and constructive.
He also reiterated his support for several human domains like culture, trade and tourism.
The German ambassador said the honour is in recognition of H.H. Sheikh Sultan’s cultural, social and humanitarian efforts that contributed to the ever-increasing relations between the two countries, in the cultural, trade and tourism spheres in particular.
(Courtesy WAM)

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