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ARADA, a property developer formed by KBW Investments and Basma Group, has unveiled plans to invest AED24 billion (USD6.5 billion) for the launch of a master-planned community in Sharjah.

Sharjah International Airport revealed that in July, the number of passengers passing through its doors reached one million, marking an 8.2 percent increase compared to the corresponding month in 2016.

Sharjah’s tourism and hospitality sectors continue to thrive with growing revenue, which reached AED372 million (USD101.2 million) during the first half of this year, up 7.8 percent over the same period in 2016.

Taking place on September 19 — 20, the third edition of Sharjah Foreign Diverse Investment Forum will focus on the opportunities, benefits and challenges of the fourth industrial revolution and how it will affect business, government, and quality of life.

H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, ruler, Sharjah has issued a decree establishing Shurooq Holding Company, expected to play a leading role in developing large scale projects in the emirate’s key economic sectors.

Sharjah has become the first Arab city to join the World Health Organisation’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities, following the inaugural meeting of the city’s age-friendly network committee in May.

In a bid to improve the well-being of its residents, Sharjah Urban Planning Council has launched the Sharjah Waterfront Bicycling and Jogging Path project, a 27km track that will ultimately link Ajman and Dubai via Sharjah city.

RENOWNED AS A FAMILY HOTSPOT, ALPER CAN BULCUM, CLUSTER GENERAL MANAGER, RAMADA PLAZA JUMEIRAH BEACH AND RAMADA SHARJAH, EXPLAINS WHAT MAKES SHARJAH SO POPULAR AMONG FAMILIES.

Aiming to further support the nature reserves in the emirate, the Environment and Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in Sharjah has recently transported 288 wild animals, including 15 giraffes and five rhinos, from South Africa to Elebriddi wildlife protected area in Al Dhaid. 

In a bid to increase the UAE’s business opportunities with China while also facilitating the forging of new alliances, Invest in Sharjah, the investment promotional arm of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) recently participated in 2017 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment and China Offshore Summit, taking place in Shanghai and Shenzhen, respectively.

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