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How did Sharjah become 2019 World Book Capital? Bodour Al Qasimi explains

It was a dream come true for all of “us working on this project,” Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the Emirates Publishers Association, said while reflecting on the recent election of Sharjah as the UNESCO World Book Capital for 2019. Celebrating her emirate’s feat and pushing Sharjah’s cultural and literary scene forward, Sheikha Bodour, who is also ...

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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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Sharjah Airport receives first flight from Pegasus Airlines

Sharjah Airport received the inaugural flight of Pegasus Airline recently. The flight arrived from Sabiha Airport in Istanbul where the plane received a traditional water salute in celebration of its first flight to Sharjah Airport. Pegasus airline the Turkish carrier introduced its new daily service on Sharjah/Istanbul route in response to the increasing demand for travel to/from Sharjah due to ...

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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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Sharjah-India bolster economic ties during roundtable discussions

The Sharjah FDI Office, Invest in Sharjah, has organised the Sharjah-India Business Roundtable on the sidelines of the Indian-UAE Partnership Summit, as part of India’s continued interest in the emirate’s diversified economy. The roundtable focused on addressing the investment opportunities spanning across emerging sectors such as technology, artificial intelligence, AI, and renewable energy, in a bid to expand the number ...

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Invest in Sharjah in KSA to Attract New Business and Boost Regional Economy

At a time when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Transformation Plan is well underway to reduce the nation’s public-sector dependence by 2030, a high-profile delegation from Sharjah has visited two major cities of the Kingdom – Jeddah and Mecca, on November 26-27, to explore prospects for new partnerships in non-oil sectors, which will drive regional growth. The Sharjah FDI ...

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