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Sharjah Ruler issues Emiri Decree restructuring SEC - Dotemirates
09/06/2019

Sharjah Ruler issues Emiri Decree restructuring SEC

SHARJAH, 9th June, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an Emiri Decree restructuring the Sharjah Education Council, SEC. The new Emiri Decree No.16 of 2019 stipulates that Dr. Saeed Musabah Al Kaabi will head the Sharjah Education Council, which will have five members. The Decree shall be effective from the date of its issuance and shall be published in the Official Gazette. Any provision contrary to its provisions shall be repealed.


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New Dubai airport system to cut down waiting, travel time

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