October 1, 2023


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Sharjah 2013: Sheikh Warns Against the ‘Aggression’ of Globalization

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The 32nd Sharjah International Book Fair was launched yesterday, November 6, by HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, who decried the “cultural aggression” of globalization.

In a breakfast-time ceremony fit for a rock star and lacking only the dry ice, His Highness presented Sharjah’s annual publishing awards and spoke about the centrality of knowledge and culture, all of which flows from the book, in Emirati life.

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