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SAIF Zone highlights investment incentives offered to investors

The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF ZONE) has recently held an expanded business meeting with a high-ranking Chinese delegation, comprising officials and businessmen from the Chinese Business Union and Society, Liaoning Business Council, Shanghai Business Union and Society and other Chinese bodies and institutions interested in taking Sharjah as a center of their operations in the region. The 60-member ...

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SEDD receives “Residency and Foreign Affairs” delegation

Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” received a delegation from the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs in order to strengthen cooperation and enhance coordination between the two parties for the benefit of investors. The delegation was received by Fahad Al Khamiri, Director of Registration and Licensing Department, Hamad Al Midfa, Deputy Director of Legal Affairs Department, and Mudathir Abdullah, ...

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SCCI launches initiative with economic sector’s representatives

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has launched a new initiative on fostering dialogue and partnership among the private sector’s representatives in certain sectors in the Emirate of Sharjah. The initiative was inaugurated last week through a meeting comprised the working companies in the food processing and trade sector. The meeting was attended by more than 30 companies ...

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Shurooq Partners with Shaza Hotels For Management of Sharjah Collection Retreats

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has appointed Shaza Hotels to manage three luxurious retreats, which are Kingfisher Lodge in Kalba, Al Badayer Oasis in Al Badayer and Al Faya Lodge in Mleiha. The high-end destinations, which fall under the ‘Sharjah Collection’ brand by Shurooq, will be operated and fall under the management of the Mysk by Shaza brand, ...

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Sharjah FDI Office Hosts First Sharjah–Sweden Business Roundtable

The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah) organised the first Sharjah-Sweden Business Roundtable on Tuesday, exploring interests with Swedish business powerhouses, and to introduce emerging prospects in a variety of sectors attractive to Swedish investors. Among the sectors highlighted were logistics, environment, technology and innovation, healthcare, education and research, start-ups, SMEs – each of which have been playing increasingly important ...

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Sheikh Sultan Al Qasimi Launches AED 2 Billion ‘Sharjah Sustainable City’ Project

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, launched ‘Sharjah Sustainable City today (Wednesday), the first urban mixed-use project in the emirate, which meets the highest standards of green economy and environmental sustainability. It is the outcome of a strategic partnership between Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Diamond Developers, a ...

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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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