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Sharjah to Host Tech Expo for People with Vision Disabilities

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Expo Centre Sharjah is once again set to host the region’s only exhibition dedicated to technologies for people with vision disabilities, Sight ME, from 11th to 13th February, 2020, displaying innovations and technologies for people who are blind or have low vision.

The exhibition will be organized by the Emirates Association of the Visually Impaired at the Expo Centre Sharjah for the fourth consecutive time.

Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, CEO, Expo Centre Sharjah, said that supporting this segment falls within the priorities and is in implementation of the directives of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to empower and support people with vision disabilities.

“Sight ME was launched to augment our services and bring innovations from across the world to the doorstep of end-users in the region. This time, we are introducing several new features, which, I am sure will enhance the stature of the show and at the same time be of great help to people with vision disabilities,” said Adil Alzamar, Chairman of the Association and Head of the Organising Committee.

“The centre spares no effort to develop every new edition of Sight ME. This is to maintain its leading position as the only platform in the region that provides ideal opportunities to help health and social care institutions and schools for the blind, and deliver the best services for people who are blind or have low vision.” said Marwan Al Mashghouni, Director of Government Relations at Expo Centre Sharjah.

Sight ME will also feature workshops and seminars, which will focus on issues faced by people with vision disabilities and will offer a perfect opportunity to exchange views and experiences.

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