22 Sep 2019
MESC published half page at RAK Municipality Magazine (congratulation to H.H Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qassimi On The Occasion Of Accession Day and Wish His Highness
Sheikh Saud was born in Dubai on 10 February 1956. Sheikh Saud is the fourth son of Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, his predecessor as the Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and UAE Supreme Council Member, He completed both his primary and secondary education in Ras Al Khaimah and then attended the American University of Beirut (AUB) in July 1973 Sheikh Saud has implemented vast organizational and economic reforms that have transformed RAK into an attractive destination for foreign investment
And Drawing from the experience of his private sector successes, such as the rejuvenation of Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar) and the creation of the world’s largest ceramics manufacturer, RAK Ceramics, Sheikh Saud’s economic insight and business savvy have helped bring about unprecedented development and growth across the emirate.
In recognition of his successes, Sheikh Saud has received several awards, including an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bolton, UK, in 2010; an Honorary Fellowship of the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in India, in 2013; and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Economics from Incheon National University, South Korea, in 2018. The award from the University of Bolton was given in recognition of his role in supporting education in the emirate and for attracting leading academic institutions from around the world to Ras Al Khaimah. In November 2018, he was named Visionary Leader of the Year at the Arabian Business Awards in Dubai.