SHARJAH: Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi and Dr Stephen Wells, President of the Desert Research Institute, DRI, in the US State of Nevada, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between Sharjah Research Academy and DRI.


The MoU aims to support desert research in the Emirate of Sharjah and the UAE, along with protecting natural and environmental life and increasing plant and livestock production under different desert conditions.


The MoU was signed when Sheikh Sultan received Dr Wells and his accompanying delegation at the Sharjah Research Academy.


Dr Wells and the delegation is visiting Sharjah to strengthen cooperation between the Institute and academic institutions in the emirate.


The Ruler of Sharjah stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation between scientific research centres and institutes to maintain the environmental life and achieve sustainable development.