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The new seal is a reliable sign to ensure
         that all stakeholders in the tourism sector
         comply with public health protocols and
         procedures in accordance  with Sharjah                                                                 49
         Health Authority-approved standards and
         the  “safe  travel certification” is  the  first
         global certification adopted by the World
         Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) - for
         international health,  hygiene  and safety
         within the travel and tourism sector.

         In  cooperation  with Sharjah Health                                                                   SHARJAH ACTIVITIES
         Authority, Sharjah’s Commercial and
         Tourism Development Authority has
         launched a large-scale inspection campaign   more. The launch of the Safety Charter   immediately  upon entry to hotel and
         across the emirate to ensure that tourism   seal  represents a strong and positive   tourist facilities
         facilities  comply  with the  established   boost towards enhancing the confidence
         health and safety procedures, in line with   of  visitors and  tourists in  the reliability   H.E. Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman
         the decision to gradually ease restrictions   and integrity of the services provided in   of  Sharjah's Commercial and  Tourism
         in Sharjah and reopen public and private   line with the best practices adopted locally   Development Authority, said the emirate
         facilities within the tourism and hospitality   and internationally.  has maintained its leading position as a safe
         sector, including hotels, restaurants, shops                         family and tourist destination, stressing
         and shopping centers, as well as leisure   Residents,  visitors and tourists can   the continued efforts to establish  the
         and entertainment destinations such as   check that there is a "safety charter"   highest standards to ensure the security,
         beaches, swimming pools, golf courses and   stamp  before making reservations or   health and safety of visitors and tourists.

                             Bee'ah Launches Region's First

                               Solar Energy Landfill Project

         Bee’ah,  the  Middle East’s  leading
         sustainability pioneer, announced  that
         it will convert 47 hectares  of Al Saja’a
         landfill area into a state-of-the-art solar
         energy facility in Sharjah once the landfill
         is  capped.  This  is the  first project of its
         kind  in  the region  and  the solar energy
         landfill project will generate more than 42
         megawatts of energy per year.

         Driving environmental  sustainability  and
         a circular economy, Bee’ah has taken an
         integrated approach to waste management
         through a zero-waste  strategy,  so after
         waste is collected and transferred to
         Bee’ah’s  Waste  Management Complex,
         advanced recycling facilities  recover
         valuable resources and recyclables.
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