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SEC issues decision forming SDHR Higher Committee

H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, SEC, on Tuesday, chaired a meeting of the Council at the Sharjah Ruler’s office, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council. ...

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Sharjah gears up for major shopping season

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has announced the completion of all preparations for the ‘Sharjah Shopping Promotions 2020’, which will see a host of shopping malls and retail stores participating through exclusive offers and discounts. Starting on July 22 and running till August 21, the event will see participation from Sahara Center, Al Waha Mall, City Center ...

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4 staycations that showcase the UAE’s fascinating heritage

You know what you need after a four-day break, don’t you?  Yes, you got it, another break and these staycations at these four historical beauties in the Emirate of Sharjah are just the ticket. You might not be ready for a break just yet but that’s okay as these staycations are available all summer long. You will need to leave ...

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Sharjah Introduces ‘Sharjah Safe For Tourism’ Stamp

To assure tourists that Sharjah’s travel and tourism establishments are looking after their health and safety, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has launched the ‘Sharjah Safe for Tourism’ stamp, a mark of assurance given to all establishments in Sharjah which fully adhere to the public health protocols and guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. The ...

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Sharjah’s free drive-in cinema screens Champions League football games

Dubai: Movie Nights at Aljada is bringing yet another new experience to Sharjah via the screening of Champion’s League football at the dedicated drive-in cinema. Watch every remaining match of world football’s club competition, and enjoy a wide range of delicious meals and snacks from the Zad food district, located just a few steps away from the cinema. The Champions ...

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SCCI spotlights government services to support entrepreneurs and startups amid COVID-19

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, SCCI, represented by the Small and Medium Enterprises Centre (Tijarah 101) organised recently a virtual workshop for the Centre affiliates and members, as well as a number of interested entrepreneurs. The workshop, which was held in cooperation with the Sharjah Foundation to support pioneering Entrepreneurs, RUWAD, aims to shed light on the services ...

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Sharjah extends suspension of social activities until end of August

In line with the directives of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) issued a decision to extend the period of suspension of all social events, celebrations held in wedding halls, event halls, hotels, and government and community facilities until the ...

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New park: Sharjah opens Islamic World Garden near University City

Sharjah: The Sharjah Département of Public Works has inaugurated the Islamic World Garden near the University City on the Sharjah-Al Dhaid Road, in a new landmark that will boost Sharjah’s cultural reputation. According to Engineer Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Executive Council Member and Chairman of Sharjah Directorate of Public Works (SDPW), the garden will provide visitors with information about ...

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INTERVIEW: A Sharjah oilman’s view on the energy world

SNOC CEO explains how US shale will be big loser from price wars The Sharjah National Oil Co. (SNOC) is not one of the big beasts of the global oil world, certainly in comparison with its giant neighbors such as Saudi Aramco or the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC). As the SNOC’s CEO Hatem Al-Mosa admits, its production disappears ...

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RAK Bank to close 25% of its branches next month

The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK Bank) will shut down nine branches from next month as demand for digital banking grows among the UAE residents. The lender will close six branches in Dubai and one each in Sharjah, Khor Fakkan and Abu Dhabi from September 3, 2020. In Dubai, branches in Al Ras, Mirdiff, Marina Diamond, Al Quoz ...

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