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Sharjah Executive exempts "Ruwad"

                                   projects from half of fees

         H.H.  Sheikh  Sultan bin Mohammed  bin                                                                 50
         Sultan  Al Qasimi, Sharjah Crown  Prince
         and Deputy Ruler, and Chairman of the
         Sharjah Executive Council  (SEC), in the
         presence of Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin
         Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah
         and  Deputy Chairman of  the Council,
         presided over a meeting of the Council at
         the Sharjah Ruler’s office.                                                                            SHARJAH ACTIVITIES

         The  meeting discussed  a number of
         important issues concerning the emirate
         and  ways to  develop the work  system
         in local authorities  and institutions,
         providing the best services to its citizens   bodies that support women, children   education system in the Emirate of
         and residents  to achieve  comprehensive   and the family, and her efforts in the   Sharjah during the Covid-19 crisis,
         development in different cities and regions   establishment  of many institutions  that   including the situation of schools in light
         of Sharjah.                        support humanitarian work.        of the crisis, the results of the evaluation
                                                                              of  the  remote  work  system,  and  the
         The Executive Council  extended its   The  Council approved the  exemption   procedures that the Authority has
         congratulations to Her Highness Sheikha   of  projects supported  by the Sharjah   followed in order to ensure the health
         Jawaher  bint Mohammed  Al Qasimi,   Entrepreneurship  Foundation (Ruwad)   and safety of workers and students in the
         wife of His Highness  Sheikh Dr. Sultan   from half of government agency fees   private schools.
         bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the   for an additional two years,  as  part
         Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and   of the  Council's keenness  to support   The report pointed out that the Authority,
         Chairperson of the Supreme Council for   and encourage small and medium size   since the beginning of the  health crisis,
         Family Affairs, for receiving an honorary   enterprises and motivate citizens to enter   has harnessed all its capabilities in order
         PhD from the University of Sharjah,   the business field.            to preserve the safety and  health  of  all
         in recognition  of her humanitarian and                              workers and students in private schools,
         social achievements locally, regionally and   The  Council reviewed the report   and was keen at the same time to continue
         internationally, her  pioneering initiatives   submitted by the Sharjah Private   providing educational services through an
         in  establishing many institutions and   Education Authority on the private   advanced educational system.

                Sharjah briefs German investors on business

                            opportunities in emerging sector

         Sharjah Foreign Direct Investment Office   The  webinar  presented  Sharjah’s  logistics, education, artificial intelligence,
         (Invest in Sharjah),  an affiliate  of the   advantages and its ability to provide   and other sectors.
         Sharjah  Investment and Development   an impressive  growth  and expansion
         Authority (Shurooq), organized a webinar   platform for German companies in a wide   Participants in this webinar included Hafsa
         on “Investment opportunities for German   range of sectors, and also highlighted the   Abdullah Mohammed  Sherif Al Ulama,
         companies in Sharjah”, which included   fast-growing business  opportunities in   UAE ambassador to Germany, Holger
         Emirati  officials, diplomats  and German   emerging  sectors  of E-commerce, health   Mahnicke,  the  German  consul general
         businessmen and investors.         and financial technology, cybersecurity,   in  Dubai, Marwan  bin  Jasim Al Sarkal,
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