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Austrian Ambassador H.E. Dr. Julius Lauritsch Visits Al Qasba

Ambassador impressed with Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi’s Art Collection at Barjeel Art Foundation

H.E Julius Lauritsch, Ambassador of Austria to the UAE visited yesterday, June 15th, Al Qasba—the premier tourist, cultural and entertainment destination in the Emirate of Sharjah. During the visit, H.E Lauritsch roamed around the various attractions in Al Qasba and viewed the latest artworks featured at Maraya Art Centre.

Welcomed by H.E. Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Al Qasba, the Austrian Ambassador was impressed by the exclusive art collection of Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi’s which is currently exhibited at Barjeel Art Foundation in the second floor of Maraya Art Centre.

Al Qassemi briefed the Ambassador on the art works, their origin and their symbolism and the future art works that the foundation plans to showcase for its visitors.

About the Al Qasba Development Authority
Al Qasba Development Authority was established as per the directives of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to oversee the development of Al Qasba, into an impressive entertainment, leisure and cultural hub of the Middle East. Chaired by H.E Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qassimi, the Authority seeks to reinforce the Emirate position as the cultural capital of the region and promote the flow of learning and information within specific disciplines. In March 2008, Qanat Al Qasba was re-branded as Al Qasba. Al Qasba offers travellers and local residents an unparalleled entertainment experience. Visitors can take in the beautiful local surroundings, sample an array of fine international cuisines, and participate in a range of year-round activities. Al Qasba also hosts a number of art exhibits each month in Maraya Art Centre featuring renowned local and international artists. Situated alongside the relaxing Sharjah waterfront, it is an ideal retreat for family and friends looking to spend a fun-filled day in the cultural capital of the UAE.

Be part of the experience. Discover Al Qasba.

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