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Sharjah approves largest ever budget of Dh29.1 billion

Budget has a strong focus on infrastructure development. Sharjah has announced its budget for 2020 – the largest ever – with total expenses of Dh29.1 billion, a two per cent increase from its 2019 budget, with strong focus on infrastructure development. The budget will see an increase in expenses across several sectors including infrastructure, social programs, economic activities, culture and ...

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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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Ways to develop contracting sector in Sharjah discussed

SHARJAH, 15th January, 2020 (WAM) — The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, has recently organised a consultative meeting with representatives, heads, and executives of the contracting companies operating in the Emirate of Sharjah, with a view to reviewing the developments in the contracting sector and ways of developing it. Headed by Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, SCCI’s Chairman, the ...

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Sharjah forum to focus on four main trends this year

Sharjah forum to explore how changing culture, tech is transforming communications Sharjah: The upcoming edition of the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF), scheduled for March 4 and 5 in Sharjah, will focus on four pillars, it was revealed on Tuesday. The ninth edition of the annual event is this year themed ‘Beyond Communications’, said the organiser, International Government Communication Centre ...

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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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Passengers at Sharjah Airport get free books with coffee

Novel initiative launched by Knowledge without Borders   SHARJAH: Sharjah International Airport passengers left for various parts of the world on Thursday, carrying free books they chose on a variety of topics. These books were brought in as part of the ‘Travel with a Book’ event organised by Sharjah-based Knowledge without Borders (KwB) initiative for airport passengers and employees. The ...

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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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Sharjah Fringe Festival: Your complete guide of events

Expect family-friendly entertainment and out-of-the-box theatrics starting January 16 Do you like your entertainment to be a little on the strange side? Say no more. Sharjah Fringe Festival promises two weeks of unusual theatre, music, puppetry, magic, dance and interactive street shows for the whole family, starting this weekend. Billing itself as the first fringe festival in the Middle East, ...

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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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