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October 16, 2001: Scouts commission headquarters opens in Sharjah

pupils in the country were urged to join scouts and guides and called on the Ministry of Education and Youth to provide more support to these organisations in schools

Abdul Kareem, Head of Archive
17:07 October 15, 2016

2001 - His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, urged pupils in the country to join scouts and guides and called on the Ministry of Education and Youth to provide more support to these organisations in schools. The Ruler was speaking during the inauguration of the new headquarters for the Sharjah Scouts Commission (SSC), the Emirates Sports Union for the Handicapped and the Committee of Anti-Normalisation of Ties with Israel, which are all located on the banks of the Al Qasba Canal. “Scouting activities help to instil in youngsters the values of cooperation, giving and community service that secures a proper upbringing,” said the Ruler, following the inauguration.

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