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Minister explores cooperation with ASGU
10 : 48 AM - 13/02/2018
Sharjah, Feb. 13 (BNA): Education Minister Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi met Arab Scouts & Guides Union (ASGU)’s executive board member and head of its programmes and activities, Dr. Ahmed Thani Al Dosery.
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the 8th International Scouts Forum held in Sharjah under the patronage of His Highness Dr. Shaikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council’s Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

The event was organised by Sharjah Scouts Commission in cooperation with Emirati Scouts Association and the Arab Scouts Union, themed (Sharjah: the World’s Book Capital2019), and attended by representatives of 82 scout associations from around the world.

They explored aspects of cooperation between Bahrain Scouts Association and the Arab Scouts Union. The minister praised HH Dr. Shaikh Sultan Al Qasimi for his patronage of the Arab scouts’ movement and hosting this spectacular international function, affirming the significant role of the Arab Scouts & Guides Union, in bolstering the scouting activities.

The ASGU official thanked the minister who is also president of Bahrain Scouts Association for his effective participation in this international forum, and his support of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s scouting activities, praising the Bahrain Scouts and Guides Association for its pioneering in the Gulf in this field. He also praised the Bahrain Scouts positive participation in the various ASGU committees.

Dr. Shaikha Al Jeeb, Undersecretary for Student Activities, Services and Secretary-General of Bahrain Scouts & Guides Association also attended the meeting.


BNA 0741 GMT 2018/02/13

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