SHARJAH, Sheikh Fahim bin Sultan bin Khalid Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah’s Department of Government Relations, has stressed the importance of innovation in the advancement of societies, pointing to the UAE’s constant efforts to adopt innovation and instil creativity in generations to shape the nation’s future.
This came during his visit on Monday to the Sharjah Centre for Astronomy and Space Sciences, SCASS, and Al-Majaz Waterfront, where activities of the UAE Innovation Month are being held.
Sheikh Fahim visited a number of stands at the two venues and was briefed by officials about the latest inventions and innovations being showcased by government departments, federal institutions and students of various universities based in Sharjah.
He lauded the robust participation of government agencies and institutions, which reflects their keenness to keep abreast of the latest scientific developments and innovations, and the march of progress witnessed by the UAE. This, he emphasised, represents a promising future for the nation and enhances its status in the comity of nations.
Sheikh Fahim was briefed about the innovative products and initiatives of more than 26 participating government agencies and institutions, besides the innovations and inventions by various colleges and universities. He was all praise for many of the inventions presented by university students at the SCASS.
He stressed the role of innovative thoughts and ideas in the renaissance and development of societies, highlighting the constant efforts by the emirate of Sharjah to nurture, develop and support creativity and talent, which is the basis of innovation.
Source: Emirates News Agency