His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, the Deputy Ruler of the emirate of Sharjah, is a member of Sharjah Executive Council, chairman of Sharjah Media Council, serving under the supervision of this Council: Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, Sharjah Government Media Bureau, Sharjah Media City "SHAMS Free Zone Authority", also H.H is occupying the position of chairman for Sharjah Petroleum Council.
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi has chaired Basma Group since 2005, and chaired the Board of Directors of Sharjah National Oil Company since 2010, Tilal Properties LLC since 2014 and Arada Real Estate Development Company since 2017, also His Highness chaired the Board of Directors of Invest Bank since 2019.
March of Giving
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi has held many key leadership positions in sectors of economy, tourism and sports at the emirate of Sharjah, most highlighted: Chairman of Board of Directors for Sharjah Pipeline Company “Anabeeb” (2003-2019), Vice Chairman of Board of Directors for Sharjah Liquefaction Gas Company (SHALCO) (2004-2011), Member of Board of Directors for Dana Gas (2005-2019), Vice Chairman of Board of Directors for Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club (2002-2011), and Chairman of Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority
His Highness has many contributions in the preservation of the environment, through his chairmanship of the Board of Directors of "Green Planet" LLC since 2005, and Medical & Hazardous Waste "Weqaya" LLC since 2010.
Awards and Achievements
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi received the Arab League’s Media Personality award of the Year 2016 from League of Arab States, and H.H has been elected as the Humanitarian Envoy for The Big Heart Foundation since 2017.
March of Sharjah Media
Under His Highnesswise leadership, a lot has been achieved in two sectors Government Communication and Media, including the establishment of Sharjah Media Council, Sharjah Media City "Shams" Free Zone Authority, Sharjah Government Media Bureau "formerly Sharjah Media Center", and restructuring of Sharjah Broadcasting Authority, establishing several new television channels including "Al Sharqiya" channel from Kalba and "Al Wousta" channel from Al Dhaid, in addition to the establishment of new radios including “Sharjah Quran”, “Plus 95” and “Watar” radio stations.
Also, His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi has established; the online news website "Sharjah 24" in 2015, and launched the first and largest digital media and communications platform "OMNES Media" in 2017.
At the level of the region, His Highness launched pioneering and first-of-its-kind initiatives, most highlighted: International Government Communication Forum in 2011, Sharjah Government Communication Award in 2013, International Photography Festival in 2016, and the establishment of the International Government Communication Centre in 2017.
His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Arkansas State University of United States of America, and a Masters degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of Detroit Mercy, in Michigan, USA.