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Sharjah International Airport recently participated in the 5th CCA Pharma and Bioscience Conference and Exhibition in Budapest, to exchange experiences and learn about the best practices in pharmaceutical shipping services.

Dedicated to the creation of prime residential properties in the UAE, ARADA, a partnership enterprise jointly founded by KBW Investments and Basma Group has recently unveiled plans to launch Aljada, a AED24 billion (USD6.5 billion) master-planned residential community in Sharjah.

In July, the number of travellers that passed through Sharjah International Airport rose to one million, representing an 8.2 percent increase in passenger traffic compared to the corresponding month in 2016.

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has confirmed Sharjah’s rising tourism appeal, demonstrated by increased hospitality revenues and occupancies during the first half of this year (H1).

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Sharjah Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Office have announced that the third edition of the Sharjah FDI Forum will take place on September 19 – 20 at Sharjah’s Al Jawaher Reception & Convention Centre.

Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq) is to strengthen its development strategy through its newly established Shurooq Holding Company, following a decree issued by H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, ruler, Sharjah.

A delegation from the national programme Saif Biladi 2017 recently visited Sharjah Women Sport Foundation’s (SWSF) camp at Sharjah Ladies Club, to attend the closing of the summer camp on August 03.

Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq) has unveiled plans to invest an additional AED15 million (USD4.08 million) to expand Al Badayer Oasis, bringing the total funding to AED60 million (USD16.33 million).

Taking its sustainable initiatives even further, Sharjah has joined the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities and Communities, earning the status of the first Arab member in the network of 500 global hubs.

As part of the emirate’s urban planning agenda, focussed on citizens’ quality of life, Sharjah Urban Planning Council has initiated the Sharjah Waterfront Bicycling and Jogging Path project, which will see 27km of paths across the city.