Sharjah Ruler opens Al Dhaid Wildlife Centre
The centre will help raise environmental awareness across the emirate
The Al Dhaid Wildlife Centre in Sharjah has been officially opened.
Inaugurated by H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, His Highness listened to a detailed explanation of the centre’s functions, tasks and departments.
The centre focuses on promoting biodiversity and wildlife preservation, it also houses educational centres to help raise environmental awareness and teach visitors about the desert’s animal population.
As state news agency WAM noted, the centre feeds into Sharjah’s strategy of promoting environmentalism and conserving biodiversity. The opening of the centre adds to Sharjah’s growing presence in the eco-tourism and educational tourism sectors.