Sharjah: an ideal investment environment

Sharjah: an ideal investment environment

Sharjah launches new industrial guide project

May 2017

The Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) has launched an industrial guide project as part of its 2017 strategic plan to develop the industrial sector and ease its procedures in the emirate, in addition to Sharjah holding the largest industrial base in the country and the region, said a report.

The project was launched at a workshop held in the department headquarters, to which many authorities and entities contributed, such as the Sharjah City Municipality, Department of Sea Ports and Customs, Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, Sewa, Directorate of Town Planning and Survey, Ministry of Economy, Sharjah Civil Defence, as well as Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, reported state news agency Wam.

Speaking at the launch, SEDD chairman Sultan Abdullah bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, said: “The economic vision that the department adopts pertains to sustainable development and, according to the Executive Council, works on the development of the industrial sector and facilitates procedures through such a guide.”

Al Suwaidi pointed out that the “Sharjah Industrial Guide” project was set up to achieve the economic well-being of the emirate through the best international standards in terms of ease of approach and clarity and within the framework of improving the performance of government institutions and develop working mechanisms.

Sharjah, he stated, is considered an ideal investment environment, especially in the industrial sector, as it provides investors with facilitates and high-quality services.

It is also considered a perfect investment environment due to its strategic location, owning many industrial areas, ports on the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, as well as a modern international airport.

Mariam Nasir Al Suwaidi, the deputy director of Industrial Affairs Department at SEDD, said that the project’s launch comes as a clear guide and tool for the concerned parties. This guide provides a range of services and procedures adopted in the emirate.

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