Under the motto ” civilizational Unity and Cultural Diversity “
Sharjah Archaeology Authority will participate in the sixth periodical joint Fair of the archaeology of the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which will be held in the State of Kuwait for a month, from 15th of January to 15th of February, with the participation of various bodies concerned with antiquities in the Council states.
During its participation in the Fair held under the motto “a civilizational unity and cultural diversity”, the Authority exhibits a set of models of the most important archaeological discoveries in the archaeological sites of the Emirate of Sharjah, along with a mini library of the authority’s various publications that include yearbooks and specialized archaeology books, in addition to awareness-raising leaflets on the most important archaeological sites in the Emirate of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates.
Issa Yousef, Director of Archaeology and Physical Heritage at Sharjah Archaeology Authority, stressed the importance of participating in such Fairs that enhance communication between the concerned parties in archaeology in the Gulf Cooperation Council states, and contributes to achieving the required Gulf integration regarding research and exploration in the antiquities of the region, and joint cooperation to promote and highlight them among researchers, interested people, and even among the public and tourists.
He pointed out that the mobile awareness Fair, which displays part of the antiquities of Sharjah and the efforts of the Sharjah Archaeology Authority in protecting and preserving it, received great attention from the participants in the sixth periodical joint Fair of the archaeology of the Arab states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the media that provided coverage for the event, which contributes to introducing more facts about the antiquities of the Emirate of Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates.
Sharjah Archaeology Authority seeks to enhance the archaeological map and cultural heritage of the Emirate of Sharjah, through research and investigation of archaeological sites, and the historical areas therein, and through carrying out exploration of antiquities, and the restoration and maintenance of archaeological finds being historical, national and human heritage. This is in addition to introducing the antiquities of the United Arab Emirates in the local, regional, and international forums.