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Review of facilities provided for the entry and exit

               of goods from Dibba Al Hisn border crossing

       50  The Organizational  Committee  of  Ports
         and Border Points in Sharjah held its fourth
         periodic meeting for  the year 2021  at
         the Khatmat Milaha Border in Kalba. The
         meeting  reviewed  the  facilities  provided
         to ease the entry and exit of passengers
         and goods from the Dibba Al Hisn border
         which witnessed  the crossing of  around
         30000 means of transport during the first
         quarter of 2021. The  Committee was
         also briefed on the presentation by the
         General Authority for Port, Border and
         Free Zone Security on the general status
         of the Al Madam border point.

         The meeting was headed by Mohammed
         Ibrahim  Al  Raisi, Director of Ports and   the  Sharjah  Ports  and Border Points   Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed
         Border  Points Affairs,  Chairman of  the   Regulatory Committee,  whose tasks   bin Sultan Al-Qasimi, Crown Prince,
         Committee, in the presence of Dr. Hamad   are  to follow up implementation of the   Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairman
         Al-Mashghouni, Director of the Inspection   committee's  recommendations  and  of the  Sharjah Executive Council, for
         Department at the General Authority of   report on the progress of work at ports,   their strenuous follow-up and unlimited
         Ports, Borders and Free Zones Security,   border points, challenges  and proposed   support to improve the performance
         Colonel Ibrahim Saif Al Zaabi, member   solutions.                   of the emirate's border crossings and
         of the  committee  and commander                                     points, underlining the Committee’s
         of the  northern sector at the Border   At  the beginning  of  the  meeting,  the   commitment to strengthening the
         Guard Command, and members  of the   Chairman of the Committee and   efficiency and readiness of Sharjah’s
         committee.                        its members thanked His Highness   ports and border points and identifying
                                           Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al-  the challenges the appropriate solutions
         During  the meeting, an executive team   Qasimi, Member of the Supreme   to them to further upgrade the services
         was adopted under the  umbrella  of   Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and His   provided.

            AED 6.7 billion Sharjah real estate transactions

                                    during the first quarter

         The real estate sector in Sharjah recorded   the emirate reached 60.3 million square   the first quarter of 2021  confirm the
         transactions worth 6.7 billion dirhams   feet, according  to  the report  issued by   sector's return to a gradual recovery and
         during  the first quarter of 2021,  with   the Real Estate Registration Department   restoration of  investor confidence, by
         a growth rate of 84.9% compared to   in Sharjah.                     benefiting from the second package of the
         the  first quarter of 2020, while  the                               set of incentives, facilities and exemptions
         total number of transactions executed   Abdulaziz  Ahmed Al Shamsi,  Director   provided  by the Sharjah government
         in the past three months amounted to   General of  the Real Estate Registration   represented  by the Executive Council
         20,448,000  transactions,  an  increase of   Department  in the  Emirate  of Sharjah,   of the emirate  last November. This,  he
         10.3% compared to the same period last   said that the results of  the real estate   said, contributed to support entities and
         year, and the  volume  of traded area in   sector transactions in the emirate during   institutions of the government and private
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