H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued an administrative resolution No. (2) of 2015, regarding the establishment of the Sharjah International Foundation for the History of Arab and Muslim Sciences (SIFHAMS).
According to the first article of the resolution, the Foundation will be established at the University of Sharjah (UoS), under the chairmanship of the Ruler of Sharjah, and will include scientists, researchers, universities and Arab and Islamic academic institutes connected with or interested in the history of Arab and Muslim sciences.
The second article stipulates that SIFHAMS will work to achieve its vision to be a distinguished and pioneering centre, which promotes the contributions of Arab and Muslim scientists to the history of sciences and their notable influence in the modern sciences in the best service of humanity to ensure a promising future.
Article No. (3) states that the foundation will be under supervision and directives of the Chancellor of the UoS and the administrative, academic, technical and financial staff will be appointed to meet the requirements of the establishment stage.
Under the provisions of Article No. (4), the foundation management will draft its plans and strategies as well as its international communication to meet its needs.
The last article stipulates that the resolution will be effective from the date of issuance, and competent departments in Sharjah should cooperate with the University to implement its provisions. The resolution shall be published in the Official Gazette.