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SEWA completes nine new power plants in Sharjah last year

It undertook a number of development projects and network improvements worth over Dhs480.8m in 2021

Aljada Discovery Centre Arada

Sharjah’s Arada posts 38% rise in sales in 2021 to Dhs2.41bn

Arada sold 2,488 homes last year, 6 per cent more than the year before

Sharjah private schools

Sharjah: Covid-19 PCR tests required for some students to return to school in January

All school staff and students aged 12 and over are required to present a negative PCR test result not older than 96 hours to return to their campus in January after the winter break

Dubai private schools can opt for early start or late finish as part of new work week

On Fridays, schools cannot finish later than 12pm

Sharjah

Sharjah private educational institutions to have four-day week

They will have a three-day weekend from Friday to Sunday each week

Sharjah

Sharjah declares four-day work week for public sector

It becomes the first government within the Middle East to declare a permanent three-day weekend for all its employees

Air Arabia

Air Arabia posts Q3 2021 net profit of Dhs209m

Air Arabia carried over 1.9 million passengers in the third quarter of this year from its five hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt

Sharjah UAE

Sharjah records Dhs5.7bn in real estate transactions for Q3 2021

The total volume of area circulated in sales transactions amounted to around 16.5 million sq ft

Bees airline

Low-cost carrier Bees Airline commences flights between kyiv and Sharjah

The airline will operate twice weekly non-stop flights on Wednesdays and Saturdays

Mysk Moon Retreat

Shurooq opens Mysk Moon Retreat glamping destination in Sharjah

It also unveiled four new hospitality projects in the emirate

Sharjah

Sharjah private schools must return to 50% in-classroom learning before Oct 31

The Sharjah Private Education Authority will continue intensive inspections of the precautionary measures implemented in schools until October 31

Sharjah’s Arada begins work on second phase of Madar at Aljada

Dubai-based Proscape won the first construction contract for this phase

Covid-19: Sharjah updates guidelines for social and home gatherings, weddings

Attendance at all the events is limited to people who are fully vaccinated, and who can present the green pass status on the Alhosn app

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to launch new service from Sharjah to Uganda

The direct flights will be operated thrice weekly on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays

UAE’s Air Arabia to resume flights to Saudi Arabia

All passengers traveling to the kingdom are required to download the Tawakkalna mobile app

Spotlight on Sharjah: Investing in sustainable cities is the way forward

Initiatives by the Sharjah government to increase economic activity as well as developing the city as a hub for culture and tourism, have truly boosted demand for upscale property

Esports

Sharjah Media City to partner with UAE-based Calyx to organise esports tournaments

Calyx has planned a multi-tournament cycle set to take place over the next six months

Sharjah schools covid-19 test vaccine

Sharjah: PCR tests mandatory for children above 12 to return to schools

According to the Sharjah Private Education Authority, vaccines are not mandatory for children to return to schools in the emirate

Air-Arabia

Sharjah carrier Air Arabia reports H1 2021 net profit of Dhs44m, up 126% y-on-y

More than 2.3 million passengers flew with Air Arabia between January and June 2021 across the carrier’s five hubs

Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed appointed deputy ruler of Sharjah

He was also appointed as the Chairman of the Petroleum Council in Sharjah

Sharjah city skyline

Sharjah’s real estate transactions rise 40.5% y-on-y in H1 2021

GCC citizens, including those from the UAE, invested a total of Dhs9.7bn across 10,787 properties during that period

Sharjah announces free public parking for Eid Al Adha

Public parking will not be free on Arafat Day, which falls on Monday, July 19

Arada gets Dhs250m funding from Dubai Islamic Bank for megaproject construction

The additional funding comes after an initial financing of Dhs300m was secured earlier this year from the bank

FlyArystan Almaty Sharjah

Kazakh low-cost carrier FlyArystan begins flights to Sharjah

The airline will operate twice weekly flights on Sundays and Tuesdays between Almaty and Sharjah

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to start new service from Sharjah to Phuket

The thrice-weekly flights will commence from July 2

Qatar Airways sharjah

Qatar Airways to resume direct daily flights to Sharjah from July 1

It plans to operate over 1,200 weekly flights to more than 140 destinations worldwide by the end of July

Sharjah’s Arada awards first two contracts for Dhs8bn Masaar project

US consultancy Parsons wins the infrastructure design contract

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to resume seasonal flights between Sharjah and Batumi in Georgia

The twice-weekly flights will be operated every Tuesday and Friday, starting June 29, 2021

Sharjah’s Arada awards Dhs180m contract to build The Boulevard at Aljada

Construction will commence immediately, with completion scheduled by end-2022

Sharjah Drugs

Sharjah Police foil 115kg drug smuggling operation during Eid

The operation, codenamed Rased, intercepted a gang of seven suspected drug peddlers, all of whom were Asian nationals