Sun 04-11-2018 15:38 PM
SHARJAH, 4th November, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, attended the second edition of the World Youth Forum 2018, along with Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt.
The forum, taking place in Sharm El Sheikh, will run from 4th-6th November. Five thousand young individuals are currently participating in the forum from across 145 countries, with the aim to send a message of peace, prosperity, harmony and global progress.
In his opening speech, President el-Sisi welcomed the World Youth Forum attendees, while also commenting on recent events in the country, affirming that Egypt has long-rejected all forms of extremism, discrimination and racism, The World Youth Forum seeks to engages youth from around the globe in an enriching set-up, allowing them to exchange views and recommend initiatives to decision-makers and influential figures.
The meeting was attended by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Advisor to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Governor of Makkah Region, and a number of dignitaries.