Tourism to boost Sharjah’s economy
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Travel and tourism, transport and logistics, healthcare and environment are four key sectors which have been identified to furl economic growth for Sharjah.
This was revealed by a recent study released by the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq). These sectors have also been identified to offer significant investment potential and competitive advantages.
Speaking about the future prospects, HE Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq, said: “Sharjah is capitalizing now on four key sectors to drive its economy forward. The emirates makes for an ideal business destination for investors from UAE and abroad.”
Among projects that are currently underway are the Chedi Khorfakkan Resort, Kalba Eco-tourism project, Heart of Sharjah, and Al Jazeera Park make-over, among other landmark initiatives undertaken and supervised by Shurooq in its capacity as the investment regulatory body of the Emirate. “This is apart from many other projects in the pipeline,” added Al Sarkal.
The emirate will soon have an integrated healthcare city which will give a strong boost to the Emirate’s growing healthcare sector.