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UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant to produce 30MW of low-carbon electricity annually

The Sharjah Waste to Energy plant will help divert up to 300,000 tonnes of unrecyclable waste away from landfills each year

DSCD Sharjah economy rises by 4.8 per cent in 2021

Sharjah’s GDP rises by 4.8% in 2021, shows DSCD survey

Data from DSCD shows that Sharjah’s trading sector was the most significant contributor to the emirate’s economy at 23.8 per cent

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Air Arabia to resume flights to four cities in Saudi Arabia

The airline will start flying to the four destinations from April 28

Sharjah Entrepreneurship Foundation 'Ruwad' registered 214 new projects in 2021

Sharjah: Over 17,000 business licences issued and renewed in Q1 2022

It marks a growth rate of 7 per cent over, or 1,139 licences, over the same period in 2021

Sharjah: SEWA carries out 35 road and street lighting projects during 2021

SEWA’s projects included the installation of 7,132 new lighting poles, laying 215 km of cables and installing 97 lighting boxes

ENOC Group opens two service stations in Sharjah

The total number of ENOC’s service stations has now risen to 15 in Sharjah and 164 across the UAE, with the number expected to reach 186 by the end of 2022

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UAE-based travel tech provider migrates to Oracle Cloud

Information Systems Associates gains access to OCI’s elasticity and scalability to manage a seasonal travel reservation workload

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed orders humanitarian relief flights for civilians fleeing Ukraine

The aid delivered by the two flights will be able to benefit around 85,000 people

Sharjah opens its largest drive-through Covid-19 testing centre

Customers can obtain the Covid-19 test results within six hours

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Alef Group launches Dhs3.5bn Hayyan villa project in Sharjah

Hayyan extends over an area of 8.7 million sq ft and includes a total of 1,836 villas, spread across three different zones

Air Arabia

Air Arabia launches new direct flight between Sharjah and Osh in Kyrgyzstan

The twice weekly service will commence from February 20, 2022

Arada Sharjah Aljada

Sharjah’s Arada awards Dhs322m construction contract to Kuwaiti contractor

The contract to build eight buildings, comprising a total of 920 homes in Aljada, was awarded to Kuwaiti contractor Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi & Sons

Dubai Palm Jumeirah

Sharjah’s Arada enters Dubai property market, purchases Dhs240m land at Palm Jumeirah

The 20,500 square metre plot located on The Palm’s East Crescent has been bought from Nakheel

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 private educational institutions to have four-day week

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


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

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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 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

ESI Digital 2021

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