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Hind Al Qasimi reviews supporting economic empowerment for female

Sheikha Hind bint Majid Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), has shed light on the growing international consensus about the vital role women play in driving nations towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development, stressing that this must be turned into workable policies, plans and methodologies. The statement came during her participation in the two-day Arab-African ...

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SEDD organises anti-dumping law workshop in cooperation with MOE

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD”, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy (MOE), organised a workshop about the Federal Law No. 1 of 2017 related to Anti-dumping and preventive countermeasures in SEDD headquarter. The delegation from the Ministry consisted of Abdullah Alfan Al Shamsi, Assistant Under-Secretary for Trade Remedies at the Ministry of Economy, Alya Al Shamsi, senior financial researcher ...

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Sheraa, Endeavor sign MoU to promote entrepreneurship in the UAE

Keeping with their commitment to support entrepreneurs and build key networks across the region, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center (Sheraa) and Endeavor, a global non-profit pioneering in the high-impact entrepreneurship movement, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to ensure alignment and closer collaboration of both parties. The MoU was signed by Najla Al-Midfa, CEO of Sheraa, and Badr Jafar, Chairman ...

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SCCI attracts more than 5000 new members in 2018

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, has announced that 5,178 new companies have joined the chamber in 2018, which represents a 7.4 percent growth in the total number of members when compared to the previous year. This increase in membership reflects the competitive advantages offered by the emirate to attract foreign investment and the innovative services provided by ...

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SEDD announces Central and Eastern regions economic development results in 2018

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” issued 5158 licenses in the Eastern Region and 7030 ones in the Central Region in 2018. Commenting on that, His Excellency Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD chairman, stated that such rates has been achieved due to the great efforts placed by the five branches of SEDD in delivering the services. Likely, His Excellency ...

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Sharjah Chamber looks to strengthen economic relations with Afghanistan

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, held a business meeting with an economic delegation from Afghanistan, where the two sides discussed ways to enhance and develop economic cooperation and trade relations between Sharjah and Afghanistan, as well as promote the investment opportunities available to both sides. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of the SCCI, held discussions with Khan ...

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SEDD achieves competitiveness through viewing best practices in 2018

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” organised a number of benchmarking through 2018, which aims at exchanging experiences, knowledge and best practices in various fields. His Excellency Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD Chairman, stated that the Department seeks continuously to develop and improve the performance and service according to the highest standards in accordance with the leadership approach in ...

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Sharjah accurately gauges needs of foreign investors, says WAM chief

Despite it being globally renowned for its cultural achievements, Sharjah is also known for its investment sector, which maintains a balance of growth across all sectors, according to Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Executive Director of the Emirates News Agency, WAM. “The emirate has proven its ability to anticipate future trends related to foreign investments and has succeeded in attracting and ...

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Sharjah government plans to invest about $517 million in Invest Bank

The Government of Sharjah will invest up to 1.9 billion dirhams ($517.32 million) in Invest Bank, the lender said on Wednesday, disclosing details of the two-stage investment plan. The Sharjah government stepped in to support Invest Bank, after it was hit by recent high levels of loans. The Government of Sharjah will buy 1.59 billion shares of Invest Bank for ...

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Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi Opens Sharjah FDI Forum 2018

The fourth edition of the region’s leading FDI event, the Sharjah FDI Forum started on Monday (December 10), with optimistic comments by the UAE Minister of Economy and the Shurooq Executive Chairman about the nation’s readiness to promote foreign direct investments (FDIs) as an enabler of sustainable development, despite the slump experienced globally – especially in developed economies – in ...

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