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Coronavirus: UAE eases restrictions on boating with 50 per cent cap

Sharjah and Dubai had earlier allowed boating and water sports competitions Restrictions on recreational and commercial boating have been eased across the UAE, as the country returns to normality during the coronavirus outbreak. Excursion boats, personal and commercial yachts can now operate with a passenger capacity limit of 50 per cent. Dr Saif Al Dhaheri, spokesman for the The National ...

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Housemaids will need good-conduct certificate to enter UAE, minister says

A trial with nannies and maids coming from Kenya is already under way Domestic workers of all nationalities will soon need a good-conduct certificate to enter the UAE. The ruling was announced by the labour minister during a virtual session of the Federal National Council on Tuesday. A trial with nannies and maids coming from Kenya is already under way. ...

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Air Arabia announces new repatriation flights

Special flights will operate from Sharjah to Egypt from June 11 to June 16. Air Arabia has announced that it will operate new outbound only repatriation flights from Sharjah to Egypt to allow Egyptian nationals now in the UAE to return home. The special flights will operate from Sharjah International Airport to Cairo International Airport and Borg El Arab International ...

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SCCI to reinforce competitiveness of the private sector companies

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) represented by the Sharjah Excellence Award Office, organised recently an online workshop entitled ‘the global assessment principles adopted by the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM)”. The workshop highlighted the most important principles for effective and successful assessment, the most important global excellence models and institutional assessment phases, and the characteristics of ...

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Sharjah initiates Dhs4 billion liquidity support to counter impact of virus

A breathtaking view of the Sharjah Corniche. The authorities in Sharjah and across the region are taking the required measures to provide maximum assistance to all businesses. The Sharjah Finance Department, SFD, recently established a framework worth Dhs4 billion to enhance liquidity for the banking system in the emirate. The move aims to provide additional financial assistance to all businesses ...

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Sharjah Consultative Council completes ‘We’ll get through this’ campaign

SHARJAH, 7th June, 2020 (WAM) — The Sharjah Consultative Council, SCC, represented by the Financial, Economic and Industrial Affairs Committee, today announced the conclusion of the campaign, entitled, “We’ll get through this.” The campaign aimed to highlight the stimulus package approved by the Sharjah Government to support governmental and private entities, business sectors and individuals, and reflects the importance of ...

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Sharjah Business Women Council launches #SBWCVirtualTours

SHARJAH, 6th April, 2020 (WAM) — In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as part of the UAE government’s preventative measures to curb its spread, the Sharjah Business Women Council, SBWC, an affiliate of the NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, has unveiled a new initiative to move its popular #SBWCTours campaign onto a virtual platform to stay connected with businesswomen ...

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Sharjah Media City supports economic growth and development

SHARJAH, 31st March, 2020 (WAM) — Aligned with vision of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Media City, Shams recently rolled out several measures to support the economy and help Small and medium-sized enterprises, SMEs, overcome their challenges during this time. As entrepreneurs face a financial crunch due to global ...

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Coronavirus: Sharjah’s 47-point stimulus package suspends eviction judgments, jail rulings on all rental-related cases

Sharjah: The Sharjah Executive Council announced on Tuesday a stimulus package to support the emirate’s economy and issued resolutions including the suspension of eviction judgments and imprisonment rulings on all rental-related cases. The council also approved the release of 100 prisoners and inmates imprisoned for rental-related cases. Other measures include a 50 per cent discount on traffic violations and cancellation ...

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