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Sharjah Container Terminal Records 14% YOY Growth In Volume During H1 2014 (27 August 2014)
Gulftainer, the largest privately owned terminal operator in the Middle East, recorded a 14 per cent year-on-year growth in container volumes in the first six months (January to June) of 2014 at its Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT).

Heart Of Sharjah To Be Restored By 2025 (26 August 2014)
From just rubble and historical footprints of the 1800s, Heart of Sharjah, a four-phase 15-year historical restoration project is to recreate the traditional heritage areas of Sharjah making it a tourist and trade hub.

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah Listed As One Of The Top Hotels In The Emirate By Tripadvisor (25 August 2014)
The Coral Beach Resort Sharjah has bbeen awarded a Certificate of Excellence for 2014 by TripAdvisor and ranked as one of the top six hotels out of 75 in the emirate of Sharjah.

SMC Activates Sharjah’s First Government Communication Network (21 August 2014)
As part of the plan to improve work mechanisms and upgrade government communication in the emirate, Sharjah Media Centre (SMC) has adopted a strategic plan to activate the Government Communication Network (GCN), a first-of-its-kind network involving all government entities in Sharjah.

Sharjah’s Beach Hotels Attract 180,000 Tourists In First Half Of The Year (20 August 2014)
Hotels and beach resorts across Sharjah have been witnessing a heavy turnout of international tourists and visitors, from amateur water sports and leisure enthusiasts to families seeking rest and relaxation on the shores.

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Alboom Sharjah Resturant
This is a local Dhow (Alboom means the Dhow) at Khalid Lagoon in Sharjah. It is famous for its delicious nice local, Middle Eastern dishes and Sea food.

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New book features unique collection of Islamic textiles from Sharjah

One of the world’s most important collections of Islamic textiles from the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation is being celebrated in a new publication created by Sharjah Museums Department (SMD).


Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority
Established in 1996 by the Government of Sharjah, the SCTDA has been in the forefront of promoting and taking Sharjah to the world with its relentless efforts and unmatched enthusiasm. The Authority constantly explores possibilities and avenues of promoting and developing tourism and commercial sectors in the emirate through special events, activities and festivals at home and around the world. It pursues its goals by planning and drawing up strategic plans to promote and develop tourism sector in all its forms. It conducts social and economic research and studies as well to evolve its strategies and pursue its goals. And as part of its strategy to promote Sharjah, SCTDA participates in local, regional and international exhibitions, focusing on the factors of distinction and exclusivity.   Read

The Economist praises Sharjah’s efforts in water conservation
The Economist, a weekly international news and business publication, has confirmed that Sharjah s per capita consumption of water is consistent with the recommendations of the United Nations, pointing to the emirate’s numerous efforts in water conservation. A report by Sharjah Media Centre mentioned that the magazine in its recent issue titled "The World in 2014", commended on the fact that daily water consumption in Sharjah is estimated at around 200 liters per person, which is the average recommended by the UN.   Read

UAE Central Bank announces money supply aggregate M1 increase by 3.5%
The U.A.E.’s Central Bank has announced that the money supply aggregate M1 (currency in circulation plus monetary deposits, i.e. current accounts and call accounts at banks) increased by 3.5%, from AED 412.0 billion at the end of March 2014 to AED 426.3 billion by the end of April 2014.   Read

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