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Air Arabia to lease six A321neo long-range jets

Related Articles<p>Sharjah-headquartered <b>Air Arabia PJSC</b> <b>(AIRARABI:DFM)</b>, the largest low-cost carrier operator in the Middle East and North Africa, has …

Aviation

Sharjah's Emirates Industrial City 75% leased out

Related Articles<p>Seventy-five percent of Sharjah’s <b>Emirates Industrial City (EIC)</b> has now been leased, according to a a report in the UAE’s <b>Khaleej</b> …

Manufacturing

Mleiha unveils new 'Time Machine' family packages

Related Articles<p><b>Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism Project</b>, a premier tourism and leisure destination from <b>Sharjah Investment and Development</b> …

Travel

Shurooq engages global travel trade at WTM London

Related Articles<p><b>Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)</b> has concluded its participation at the World Travel market London, which …

Tourism

Shurooq appoints eco-hospitality specialist Mantis to manage ‘Sharjah Collection’

Related Articles<p><b>Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)</b> has revealed that <b>Mantis Collection</b>, the owner of some of the world’s finest …

United Arab Emirates

Al Islami Foods opens its largest factory in the Middle East

Related Articles<p>Leading UAE halal food manufacturer <b>Al Islami Foods</b> has opened its biggest food production facility in the Middle East in Sharjah’s</b> …

Middle East

Sharjah to host largest Entrepreneurship Festival in the UAE

Related Articles<p>Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, <b>Sheraa</b>, conducted a press conference to announce the launch of the largest entrepreneurship festival …

Entrepreneurship

World's third largest book fair opens in Sharjah

Related Articles<p>With more than 1.5 million book titles and 1,650 publishing houses from 60 countries, <b>Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF)</b> opened …

Publishing

Invest in Sharjah engages with Canadian investors in Toronto

Related Articles<p>The Emirate of Sharjah delegation participating in the <b>Toronto Global Forum 2017</b> invited businessmen and investors in Canada to expand …

Canada

Sharjah Ruler opens Sharjah Publishing City

Related Articles<p>His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has officially inaugurated</b> …

United Arab Emirates

Sharjah takes investment proposition to Toronto Global Forum

Related Articles<p>Investors in Canada will be receiving an in-depth analysis of Sharjah’s premium business environment and its array of economic …

Innovation

Shurooq takes Sharjah eco-tourism message to WTM 2017

Related Articles<p><b>Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)</b>, one of the most ambitious environmental tourism developers in the Middle …

Tourism

Sharjah real estate transactions up 37%

Related Articles<p>Sharjah registered a 37.2 percent increase in the value of real estate transactions made in the third quarter of 2017 compared to the …

Real Estate

Invest in Sharjah film wins at Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards

Related Articles<p>A promotional film commissioned by <b>Invest in Sharjah</b> as part of its marketing collateral has won a coveted prize at the <b>Cannes</b> …

United Arab Emirates

City Centre Sharjah expansion nears completion

Related Articles<p>The AED 260 million (US$ 71 million) redevelopment and expansion of <b>City Centre Sharjah</b>, one of Sharjah’s largest shopping malls, is …

Cities

Sharjah passenger growth rises to 4% in Q3

Related Articles<p>Passenger traffic at <b>Sharjah International Airport</b> grew by 4 percent during the third quarter of 2017, compared with the same period …

Aviation

Sharjah Municipality announces largest digitalisation project in GCC

Related Articles<p><b>Sharjah Municipality</b> has announced the largest digitalisation project in the GCC, which will deploy enterprise software provider …

Cities

Sharjah-based Al Qabdah wins AED 400 million Dubai contract

Related Articles<p>Sharjah-based <b>Al Qabdah Building Contracting</b> has been awarded a AED 400 million (US$ 110m) construction contract to build a mid-market …

Luxury

Sharjah survey to gather demographic data on Emirati households

Related Articles<p><b>Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD)</b> has launched a new data gathering project that will update …

United Arab Emirates

Sharjah tourism opens Khorfakkan office

Related Articles<p><b>Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA)</b> has opened a new tourism office and information center in Khorfakkan, in …

Tourism

Hong Kong and Sharjah trade & investment reps meet

Related Articles<p>In another ambitious move to increase Sharjah’s depth and reach of foreign investment, some of the emirate’s most influential …

Hong Kong

Sharjah hotels see Russian guests double in H1 2017

Related Articles<p>Sharjah’s hotel sector saw a 94 percent increase in the number of Russian guests during the first half of 2017, according to <b>Sharjah</b> …

Hospitality

China tech transfer venture to open headquarters in Sharjah

Related Articles<p>China Arab International Technology Transfer Co. Ltd. (CAITTC), a platform for technology transfer and scientific cooperation between …

Innovation

Sheraa hosts One Young World MENA Caucus

Related Articles<p>As part of its commitment to support aspiring entrepreneurs in the region, <b>Sheraa</b> recently hosted the <b>One Young World MENA Caucus</b> at …

Innovation under spotlight at Sharjah FDI Forum 2017

Related Articles<p>Innovation and technology were the subjects under discussion during the final panel sessions on the opening day of Sharjah FDI Forum …

Expo Centre adds expansion for Sharjah International Book Fair

Related Articles<p>Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) this week inaugurated a 42,000 square foot (3,900 sqm.) temporary expansion for Expo …

Sharjah FDI Forum debates fourth industrial revolution

Related Articles<p>Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, the …

Sharjah’s business environment increasingly attractive for FDI

Related Articles<p>The unique business environment that Sharjah and the UAE have been consistently offering foreign investors, and further developments …

Third Sharjah FDI Forum begins today

Related Articles<p>Sharjah’s dynamic role as an economic visionary over the past decades has elevated its status to an international investment …