Sharjah

  • Preparatory Meeting Held for 4th Arab Women Sports Tournament

    The first preparatory meeting for the fourth Arab Women Sports Tournament was held by the event’s organising committee in Sharjah recently, with the activity paving the way for the competition to take place in the emirate in February 2018. Held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and head of Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, the tournament is expected to see wide participation from sports club from around the Arab world.

  • Prevention and Safety Authority continues “Prevention and Safety with Salama and Hamoud” workshop

    The Sharjah Prevention and Safety Authority has continued its “Prevention and Safety with Salama and Hamoud” workshop to enlighten children on public safety rules.

  • Progression of 2019-2021 Strategy of ‘Sharjah Child Friendly City’

    A coordination meeting between Sharjah Baby Friendly Office (SBF) and government entities and departments in Sharjah held recently at the Consultative Council of Sharjah discussed expansion of its partner base and promoted cooperation with all organizations and initiatives involved in infrastructure, and services that impact childhood within the Emirate.

  • Prominent Social Influencers Will Voice SSFA Message

    To encourage Emirati intellectuals, athletes and community activists to participate in the Sharjah Sports Family Award (SSFA), the award’s organisers have launched an Ambassadors Programme, under which top local media figures and social media influencers will promote the event’s message. SSFA encourages Emirati families to adopt healthy lifestyles through sports, and foster a sense of loyalty and community spirit. The award also seeks to strengthen national cohesion by recognising locals’ achievements in sports, encourage younger generations to take up sports and athletics professionally.

  • Ramadan Nights 2018 launches tomorrow at Expo Centre Sharjah

    Ramadan Nights, a 17-day mega Ramadan and Eid event, will launch tomorrow night at Expo Centre Sharjah. The fair, which is organized by the centre, with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), will feature a variety of appealing activities that are suitable for visitors of all ages. The fair will also offer visitors a comprehensive shopping platform and the opportunity to win valuable prizes.

  • Ramadan Nights at Expo Centre- major retailers offers discounts up to 80%

    With the holy month of Ramadan setting the stage for family get-togethers, lip-smacking food and Eid celebrations, a 17-day mega Ramadan and Eid event is set to welcome visitors from May 31.

  • Ramadan Nights attracts 20% more visitors than last year during its first week

    Ramadan Nights 2018, which launched on the 31st of May, succeeded in attracting a large number of visitors in its first week. The fair registered a 20% increase in the number of visitors in its first week when compared to the previous year.

  • Registration for ‘Investing in the Future’ Conference Now Open

    The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), the global humanitarian body dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide and organiser of the Investing in the Future (IIFMENA) conference, has opened registration to individuals and organisations for its third edition, due to be held on October 24–25, at the Al Jawaher Reception & Convention Centre (JRCC) in Sharjah.

  • Rents and sales prices continue falling in Sharjah – Bayut H1 report

    Prices for renting and buying property in Sharjah are continuing to fall as the emirate strengthens its reputation for affordable housing. That’s according to an H1 report on the market by UAE’s leading property portal Bayut.com.

  • Return of China Trade Week UAE set to further strengthen ties with China

    The 6th edition of China Trade Week will be held at its new home, Expo Centre Sharjah, on 12th to 14th December 2018.

  • Roberto Amadè Breaths Melody into Art Live at Sharjah’s Flag Island

    Roberto Amadè, the award-winning world-renowned Italian songwriter and contemporary artist, is confirmed to perform his unique blend of his musical and painting talents in Sharjah, at Flag Island on November 3, 2016. Amadè, known for his entirely self-produced concerts, will be performing his artistic ‘Total Art Opera’ performance under the title “CamouFLAGe”, an originally written soundtrack usinga range of acrylic paints, piano, guitar and vocals.

  • Rubu' Qarn Foundation discusses strengthening youth capacities during ‘Investing in the Future’ Conference

    Rubu' Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Ruler of Sharjah, held a session titled ‘The Future of Youth Employment - Challenges and Recommendations’, on the second day of the 3rd edition of ‘Investing in the Future’ Conference, in the presence of members of Sharjah Youth Parliament and Sharjah Children Shura Council.

  • Saif Al Midfa: “Watches & Jewellery Show” Top of its kind in the region

    His Excellency, Saif Al-Midfa, CEO of Expo Centre Sharjah, confirmed that the Middle Eat Watch and Jewellery Show has become the leading event of its kind in the region, in terms of the numbers of participating exhibitors, the volume and quality of gold pieces, jewellery and watches showcased inside, and the number of visitors from across the world.

  • SAIF Zone Authority: the achievements of SAIF Zone reflect Sharjah's commitment to free trade

    During its participation in the World CEO Forum, the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) Authority stated that the achievements of SAIF Zone help to demonstrate and reflect Sharjah Government’s commitment to free trade.

  • SAIF Zone participates in the World CEO Forum as a Platinum Sponsor

    The Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) has announced that it will participate in the World CEO Forum as a Platinum Sponsor for the event, which will take place during October 21-24 aboard the world-famous Queen Elizabeth II cruise liner and will be attended by some of the greatest commercial minds to the Middle East.

  • Sajaya is Brightening Young People’s Creative Spark at SIBF 2018

    Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, is offering a vibrant series of cultural activities and workshops, in collaboration with Sharjah Children and Sharjah Youth at the 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF 2018), which runs until next Saturday, November 10.

  • Sajaya’s Operetta Performance Highlights Legacy of Sheikh Zayed

    A musical performance titled ‘In Memory of Zayed’ was performed by 66 members of Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah, a subsidiary of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, at the Sharjah Cultural Palace yesterday (Thursday).

  • Salem Al Qasimi Graduates 10th Sharjah Leadership Program Class

    Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler's Office, was in attendance at the graduation ceremony of the 10th batch of Sharjah Leadership Program (SLP) held yesterday, at the Al Jawaher Reception & Convention Centre (JRCC) in Sharjah.

  • SBFO Outlines Sharjah’s Experience at Fifth Arab Civil Society Forum for Children

    The Sharjah Baby Friendly office (SBFO) took part in the fifth edition of the Arab Civil Society Forum for Children, which recently concluded in Cairo, Egypt. Themed ‘Upbringing in a Changing World: New Minds for New People in a New Community’, the forum brought together more than 300 child rights experts from 18 Arab countries, who are representatives of supreme councils and national committees dedicated to childhood in the Arab world, in addition to other relevant regional and international organisations.

  • SBWC Visits Italy to Analyse Advantageous Trading Opportunities

    Through several trade missions and strategic matchmaking, the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) has been supporting new and established female entrepreneurs in the UAE by taking them to key overseas markets and showcasing their capabilities to potential buyers, investors and trading partners.