KAIROUAN, 18th August, 2016 (WAM) – Carol McQueen, Canadian Ambassador to Tunisia, has hailed H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah’s sponsorship of intellectuals.

She said that Sharjah Ruler had contributed to building and supporting Houses of Poetry in the Arab world to be centres for literature, innovation, and opportunity for creative human rapprochement and dialogue.

The remarks were made during the cultural evening organised by the House of Poetry in Kairouan in the presence of Jamila Mejri, Director of the House of Poetry and those who interested in poetry, poets, authors and others.

The event saw unprecedented turnout and outstanding poetic contributions.