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Air Arabia to Connect Tashkent to Sharjah

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced the launch of a new direct flight from Sharjah to Tashkent, Uzbekistan capital city, starting November 4, 2020. Customers can now book their direct flights between Sharjah and Tashkent by visiting Air Arabia ’s website, by calling the call centre or through travel agencies. Tashkent ...

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Coronavirus explained: The latest rule changes regarding travel to the UAE

Emiratis are no longer required to take a PCR test before they board a flight to Dubai, among other changes Latest: Dh10,000 boat party fine a shot across the bow for Dubai’s yacht firms The authorities have updated the travel rules for Emiratis flying into Dubai. UAE nationals are no longer required to take a PCR test before they board the ...

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COVID-19 boosts domestic tourism in Sharjah, UAE

The domestic tourism sector in the UAE and Sharjah is picking up as more UAE residents look to visit destinations that are closer to home amid COVID-19. Local UAE destinations are witnessing a boost in domestic tourism, as travel restrictions continue to have an impact on the global tourism industry in light of COVID-19. Following three months of closures across the ...

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Tailbacks on Dubai, Sharjah roads on Monday morning

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously as fog engulfs parts of the country this morning. Monday morning rush hour caused long tailbacks on key Dubai-Sharjah roads. The national Met department (NCM) issued a fog alert for today as well. According to Google Maps, tailbacks were reported on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and E11. Police advised motorists to follow traffic rules and ...

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Sharjah Crown Prince chairs Executive Council meeting

  H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the Council at the Sharjah Ruler’s office. The Council approved the legislative authorisation memorandum submitted by Sharjah Social Services Department, SSSD, regarding the amendment of Executive Council Resolution No. 09 of ...

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Why the UAE’s focus on food security is at the core of post-coronavirus recovery plans

Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, executive chairman of Shurooq, the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, shares his vision of how the UAE and Sharjah are winning over current challenges by fueling growth in vital sectors and harnessing homegrown technologies Marwan Jassim Al Sarkal, executive chairman of Shurooq, the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority Even as the UAE continues on its path ...

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Government nurseries in Sharjah that pass COVID-19 safety checks to reopen

Sharjah: Only nurseries that have proven their readiness under COVID-19 guidelines will be allowed to reopen in Sharjah from Sunday October 4, officials have reiterated. It was recently reported in some sections of the media that government nurseries in Sharjah are reopening on Sunday. Officials from Sharjah Education Council and Sharjah Private Education Authority have said nurseries must demonstrate their ...

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SSC launches flexible payment plans for property investment

Sharjah Sustainable City (SSC), a Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) project, has announced the launch of flexible and competitive payment plans to encourage people to own residential units in the first fully-sustainable residential community in Sharjah. The project aims at promoting the concept of social sustainability by establishing community outreach programmes that ensure a safe, healthy, and cultural lifestyle ...

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Hamriyah Free Zone Authority: Smart solutions that serve and support local business

In conversation with Saud Salim Al Mazrouei, Director, HFZA Established in 1995, Hamriyah Free Zone (HFZA) proudly welcomes over 6,500 companies from 163 countries, testament to its standards of service, state-of-the-art infrastructure and broad range of permissible business activities. The free zone sits on a 30 million square metre site in Sharjah, capitalising on its unique location with ports on ...

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SHARJAH ACADEMY FORGES CLOSER LINKS WITH FTA

Discussions taking place between representatives of the AASTMT’s Sharjah branch and FTA Land & Maritime The Sharjah branch of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) has commenced talks which it hopes will lead to formal collaboration with the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime (FTA). This intention of the planned joint working is to ...

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