SEC discusses developing govt work, attracting foreign investment

07 Mar 2023

Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the SEC, chaired, on Tuesday, the council’s meeting held in the Sharjah Ruler’s Office.


During the meeting, the SEC discussed issues concerned with developing government work, implementing various projects, and issuing more regulatory legislation for all sectors in the Emirate.

The SEC issued a decision stipulating the secondment of His Excellency Salem Omar Salem, Executive Director of the Sharjah Book Authority, to the Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ICESCO), to be the director of the organisation’s regional office in the Emirate of Sharjah, provided that the secondment is for a period of one year from its date, and it may be extended for a similar period or periods by a decision from SEC.

The SEC approved the signing of the Sharjah Economic Development Department to a number of memorandums of understanding, with the aim of upgrading administrative services to the best possible levels in a manner that meets the needs and aspirations of the public, and to enhance joint cooperation with partners from all government entities in various fields and sectors.

The SEC also approved the project to establish government commercial liaison offices, which aim to introduce investment opportunities and work to attract foreign investment, support participation in local and international exhibitions and forums, stimulate trade and investment, serve the private sector, and develop economic relations.