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16th SteelFab opens at Expo Centre Sharjah

From new tech to welding contest, 4-day show to be a key industry event Sharjah: Presenting the region’s largest showcase of machinery, equipment, tools and accessories for the metal working and forming industry, the 16th SteelFab 2020 has got under way at Expo Centre Sharjah on Monday (Jan 13). Serving as a one-stop sourcing and reference point for the entire spectrum of ...

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Sultan launches Dhs2.7b projects for youth

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, launched several projects during the first quarter of this year 2019, including 3 development projects in Sharjah, at a total cost of Dhs2.7 billion. Those projects are being implemented through a strategic partnership between the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority ( Shurooq) and Eagle ...

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Sharjah Ruler chairs Board of Trustees of University of Sharjah

SHARJAH, 14th January 2020 (WAM) – H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and President of the University of Sharjah, UoS, chaired meeting of the University’s Board of Trustees held at His Highness’ office on Tuesday. His Highness applauded the recent achievements of UoS including achieving the top spot in the performance ...

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$25.9m Khorfakkan Beach project opens in Sharjah

The project was opened at a ceremony by the ruler of Sharjah The Khorfakkan Beach project, a US$ 25.9m (AED 95m) tourism project that aims to strengthen Sharjah’s tourism sector has opened in the emirate. The project features a one kilometre area on the southside of the beach, dedicated to water sports, shopping spaces and F&B venues. Khorakkhan Beach project also brings a ...

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Bee’ah And Tabreed To Develop District Cooling Projects In Sharjah

The partnership will see both partners working towards a more energy-efficient future for Sharjah, and delivering the first district cooling solutions for the Emirate Bee’ah, the Middle East’s leading sustainability pioneer, and National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), the leading  international district cooling developer based in the UAE, have signed a partnership agreement to jointly explore the development of large-scale district ...

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Invest in Sharjah invites Chinese firms to explore Emirate’s capacity

As part of its continuous and strategic support of Sharjah-China bilateral relations, the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah), in association with Sharjah Media City (Shams), organised the first-ever Sharjah-Shenzhen Business Seminar on June 28, 2019, in Shenzhen, China. The seminar’s attendees included a large sum of senior government and business officials from Shenzhen’s private and public sector. The seminar ...

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Sharjah issues 18% more trade licences in Q1

The number of renewals increased from 13,514 in 2018 to 14,425 in the first quarter of 2019 The Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) on Saturday announced that it issued 1,464 licences in first quarter of 2019 compared to 1,240 in the same quarter last year, reflecting an increase of 18 per cent. In a statement, the department said the number ...

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Invest in Sharjah launches 5th edition of Sharjah FDI Forum

The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah) has announced the dates of the fifth edition of its annual flagship event, the Sharjah FDI Forum, which will take place on November 11-12, 2019. Held under the patronage of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the event will be hosted ...

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Sharjah real estate has a loyal following

Even as Sharjah’s popularity continues to grow among international real estate buyers and investors, experts say that they remain committed to catering to the needs of interested parties closer to home. “The beauty of Sharjah is that it has its own very loyal set of residents,” said Shadi Al Azzeh, project head of Al Zahia Communities at Majid Al Futtaim ...

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Sheraa raised $60m in investment, revenue in three years

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa) has raised over $37 million in investment and generated more than $24 million in cumulative revenue since its inception in 2016, while its 72 graduate start-ups have created a total of 506 jobs in the UAE, according to its Impact Report. The launch pad for entrepreneurs in the UAE has also awarded $533,000 in grants through ...

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