MADRID, (Pakistan Point News - 09th Oct, 2019) H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited the Museo Naval de Madrid (Naval Museum of Madrid) on Wednesday morning.
He was taken on the museum tour by General Juan Rodriguez, Director of the Institute of Maritime History and Culture, and briefed on the key historical highlights the museum offers visitors, in addition to the rationale behind the specific display design in the museum’s halls, which have artefacts and other materials arranged in a historical and taxonomic sequence.
Sheikh Sultan visited explorer Magellan and Elcano’s section, which contain maps and geographical manuscripts developed during their expeditions, navigation tools and weapons used by naval fleets, and models of Spanish naval ships.
Among those who accompanied Sheikh Sultan were Majid Hassan Al Suwaidi, UAE Ambassador to Spain; Abdullah Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah Department of Culture and Information; Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Chairman of Sharjah Directorate of Public Works; Ahmed bin Rakad Al Ameri, Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority; Abdulaziz Abdulrahman Al Musallam, Chairman of Sharjah Institute for Heritage; Ali Ibrahim Al Marri, Head of Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi Centre for Gulf Studies (Al Darah); Mohammed Hassan Khalaf, Director-General of Sharjah Broadcasting Authority; Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Executive Director of the Emirates news Agency, WAM, and other officials.