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H.E. Akima Umezawa, consul-general of Japan in Dubai, visited the headquarters of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) to discuss potential business opportunities and ways to enhance cultural relations through partnerships.

Sharjah’s Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) reported that the number of mosques in the emirate has grown at a rate of 5.2 percent in 2017, taking the total number from 1,398 in 2016 to 1,471 in 2017.

As part of the ongoing efforts to meet Sharjah’s target of 10 million tourists by 2021, an elite group of government and private organisations from the emirate, to be led by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), are heading to Shanghai to join this year’s edition of ITB China. This year’s event is taking place from May 16 – 18.

FELIX BRUNNER, GENERAL MANAGER, MIDDLE EAST, INDIA AND SUBCONTINENT, DUFRY SHARJAH GIVES HIS INSIGHT AS TO WHY THE EMIRATE'S CULTURAL OFFERING IS CONSISTENTLY PROVING TO BE A MAJOR DRAW FOR TOURISTS YEAR-ROUND.

Khidmah, a property solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to manage safety on Sharjah’s beaches. Khidmah’s Community and Lifestyle Solutions division will oversee more than 21 km of coastline, providing lifeguards and related safety personnel to the emirate’s beaches.

In line with Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority’s (SCTDA) efforts to promote the emirate’s offerings among Kazakh tourists, a delegation from the emirate will be heading to Kazakhstan International Tourism and Travel Fair – KITF 2018 for this purpose.

Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) has recently signed a Document of Commitment to the Care of the Elderly, an initiative within the strategic plan of Age Friendly City.

H.E. KHALID JASIM AL MIDFA, CHAIRMAN, SHARJAH COMMERCE AND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (SCTDA), REVEALS HOW THE EMIRATE'S CULTURE CONTRIBUTES IN ACHIEVING A SUCCESSFUL TOURISM PRODUCT.

KNOWN AS A DESTINATION WITH A RICH CULTURE, SHARJAH GLORIOUSLY STANDS OUT AS A GATEWAY TO THE REGION’S ICONIC ISLAMIC HERITAGE.

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) launched a new set of training programmes to help improve the skills and knowledge of local tour guides.