Sharjah

  • Sharjah International Book Fair Offers Visitors a Grand Cookery Adventure

    The 37th edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF), which runs from October 31 to November 10 at Sharjah Expo Centre, will be hosting a stellar group of accomplished international chefs from around the world coming in from the UK, USA, Australia, France, India, Japan, Morocco, Egypt, Lebanon and other countries.

  • Sharjah International Book Fair Sheds Light on the Plight of Translation in Literary Works

    “Without translation, we would live in an island of isolation”. This was the prevailing thought with which the session began. Gracing the stage during Sharjah International book Fair was Hannah Fielding, an award-winning contemporary Romance fiction writer. She was born in Egypt, spoke to her nanny in French and parents in English.

  • Sharjah Islamic Bank wins Wells Fargo “Straight-Through Processing Award”

    Multi-award winning Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) has received yet another accolade to add to its list of achievements, having been recognised with a Wells Fargo Straight-Through Processing Award – for “consistently demonstrating thoughtful and organised commercial payment volumes and quick and seamless transactions”.

  • Sharjah joined ‘Leisure Moscow Fair 2017’ for 15th year in a row

    The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has concluded its participation at the 23rd International Trade Fair for Travel and Tourism, also known as the ‘Leisure Moscow Fair,’ took place at the Expocentre Fairgrounds in Moscow between September 19-21, 2017. This marks the 15th year that the SCTDA has been participating in the event organized to provide tourism industry leaders with a platform to explore new opportunities in the global tourism market.

  • Sharjah Ladies Club Branches Welcomes 1018 New Students at Tala Nurseries

    1018 new students joined the 2018-2019 academic year across 10 Tala Nurseries at Sharjah Ladies Club Branches. Tala Nursery’s integrated facilities offer premium childhood care and education services that cater for children’s physical, intellectual, social and emotional needs by providing innovative edutainment activities including sports, religious or national celebrations.

  • Sharjah Media City (Shams)launches a new training initiative to nurture new and aspiring talent

    Aspiring screen writers were given the opportunity to learn from award-winning Egyptian TV and film writer Dr Ashraf Mohamed at the Sharjah Media City (Shams) Script writing Workshop earlier this month, in an initiative by Shams, a free-zone hub for innovation,designed to inspire and nurture creativity.

  • Sharjah Museums Department takes centre stage at World Travel Market London

    Sharjah Museums Department (SMD)  played a significant role in the World Travel Market London, using the prestigious annual event to highlight the upcoming 20th anniversary of Sharjah Art Museum.

  • Sharjah Named in Top Ten Global Cities of the Future Survey

    An independent survey covering the most powerful and dynamic global economies, has named Sharjah as one of the top ten cities in the world for connectivity. Ranked at number six, Sharjah comes ahead of Frankfurt, Manchester, Miami and Dubai, reflecting its superb regional infrastructure and attraction as a business destination for foreign investors.

  • Sharjah passes 2018 budget

    The Emirate of Sharjah marked its year end with the approval of a General budget of 2018. The budget was approved by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah with total expenses of about AED 22.1 billion.

  • Sharjah Pavilion to Highlight New Innovative Applications and Digital Services at GITEX 2017

    Forty-eight Sharjah government entities are taking part in GITEX Technology Week 2017, with many of the bodies unveiling innovative digital applications and services that are key for the digital transformation in Sharjah.

  • Sharjah Police and Emirates Auction launch a new online auction

    The Sharjah Police Headquarters, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, has launched an online auction today on 77 distinguished vehicle number plates of category 3. The auction will take place until June 2nd and will include 5 triple-digit number plates, 38 four-digit number plates and 34 five-digit number plates.

  • Sharjah Police holds the 2nd auction for selling distinguished car number plates

    Sharjah Police Headquarters, in collaboration with Emirates Auction, the leading auction company in the Middle East dedicated to conducting physical and electronic auctions, launched its second auction, today, for distinguished car number plates. The Sharjah Police will offer 150 distinguished car number plates, some of which are double digit numbers, for bidders. It is the first fully online auction to be held by the Sharjah Police.

  • Sharjah Police launches an online auction in cooperation with Emirates Auction

    Sharjah Police Headquarters, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, has announced the sale of 77 distinguished vehicle number plates through an online auction, which includes 6 3-digit number plates, 35 4-digit number plates, and 36 5-digit number plates.

  • Sharjah Police launches the Direct Sale of 110 distinguished vehicle number plates

    The Sharjah Police Headquarters, in cooperation with Emirates Auction, the leading company in the field of management and organization of public and online auctions in the Middle East, launched the sale of 110 distinguished vehicle number plates through the company’s Direct Sale online service.

  • Sharjah Police raises Dh25.57 million at a public auction for 55 distinguished number plates

    Sharjah Police Headquarters managed to raise Dh25.57 million in a public auction for 55 distinguished number plates of category 3. The auction, which was organized by Emirates Auction, was held at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah on Saturday night.

  • Sharjah Prepares for a High-Level Trade Mission to Netherlands

    A high-level trade delegation from Sharjah, representing its government’s key investment and business entities, will be in Amsterdam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, to introduce Dutch investors to new business opportunities in a variety of sectors including logistics, tourism, environment, healthcare, education, media and digital productions, and offer them keen industry insights about the fast-growing business environment of Sharjah.  

  • Sharjah Presents Japan on Outstanding Business Opportunities

    As Sharjah continues its extensive drive to build a wider global base of economic allies and investors, government entities, expanding enterprises and private businesses from Japan and Sharjah met recently to discuss latest investment opportunities in the rapidly diversifying economic milieu of Sharjah and the UAE.

  • Sharjah promotes its promising investment opportunities in Portugal

    The official trade mission to Lisbon in Portugal, which was organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), reviewed the advantages of investment in Sharjah, as well as the various opportunities that are available in the emirate’s economic sectors.

  • Sharjah Public Library Hones Children’s Cinematography Skills

    In keeping with its dedication to awarding new artistic and creative experiences to the youth, Sharjah Public Library (SPL), a subsidiary of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), curated a workshop themed ‘Stop Motion’ to introduce them to the fundamentals of cinema. The workshop was attended by 16 children aged 8-12 years.

  • Sharjah Publishing City Launches the Dual License for the First Time

    The Sharjah Publishing City (SPC), under the umbrella of the Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) and the world’s first publishing free zone, signed an agreement with the Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD), to launch a new dual trade license system for businesses operating in SPC. The new dual license is another investment advantage that the SPC provides.