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Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi Edit Profile

also known as Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi

emir of Sharjah

Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad al-Qasimi, Emir of Sharjah. Achievements include establishing Sharjah Creative Thinking Foundation that contributed to publishing the Islamic encyclopedia in 34 volumes. Honorary president Sharjah City Humanitarian Services, since 1998; Member Arab Historian's Union, Sharjah Humanitarian Society, Egyptian Association Study of History (honorary president since 2001).

Background

Al-Qasimi, Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad was born on July 6, 1939. Son of Shaikh Mohammed Bin Bin Saqur Al-Qasimi.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering, Cairo University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic and Islamic Studies, Exeter University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Geography, Durham University, 1999.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Exeter University, 1985. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Khartoom University, 1986. Doctorate in History (honorary), Eastern Studies Institute, Academy Russian Studies, 1995.

Doctorate (honorary), University Danbur. Doctorate (honorary), Islamic University Malaysia. Doctorate (honorary), South Bank University.

Doctorate in Law (honorary), McMaster University, 2004. Doctor (honorary), Faisalabad University.

Career

Minister of education Government of United Arab Emirates, 1971—1972. Ruler of Sharjah, since 1972. Member Supreme Council United Arab Emirates, since 1972.

Honorary member Center Middle East & Islamic Studies University Durham, since 1992. President, founder, chairman University Sharjah, since 1997, American University Sharjah, since 1997. President honorary council World University Service, since 1998.

Professor modern history of the Gulf University Sharjah, since 1999. Member Supreme Court Rulers, since 1972. Visiting professor Exeter University, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include establishing Sharjah Creative Thinking Foundation that contributed to publishing the Islamic encyclopedia in 34 volumes.

Membership

Honorary president Sharjah City Humanitarian Services, since 1998. Member Arab Historian's Union, Sharjah Humanitarian Society, Egyptian Association Study of History (honorary president since 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading.

Connections

Married; 6 children.

father:
Shaikh Mohammed Bin Bin Saqur Al-Qasimi al-Qasimi