Sharjah CP praises joint government efforts to prepare for “Shaheen”

05 Oct 2021

Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) praised the concerted efforts of all the work teams in the government agencies; lauding their readiness and preparedness to face crises, especially dealing with the situation of the tropical Cyclone Shaheen; stressing that the work teams have proved high professionalism in developing proactive plans to deal with crises , aiming to preserve all lives and reduce potential damage.


This came during the meeting of the Sharjah Executive Council chaired by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, which was held Tuesday morning at the Ruler’s Office, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.


On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi thanked all the teachers, on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, appreciating their great and essential role in building societies through educating the generations and graduating batches of intellectuals and specialists in all fields.


Sheikh Sultan also praised the role of all the workers in the educational system, including teachers, administrators and assistants, praising their efforts in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and the rapid transformation of distance learning and adapting to all its cases.


The Council has further discussed a number of topics on its agenda related to developing government work, providing the emirate with the best services and vital facilities, and raising the standard of decent living for Sharjah residents.


As part of the continuous development of the infrastructure sectors and in conjunction with the comprehensive development in the Emirate of Sharjah, the Council approved the smart traffic control project, which aims to develop the traffic light system in the emirate using the latest technologies and international systems in the field of traffic.


This will improve facilitate traffic flow by checking and identifying traffic jams, giving traffic priority, and reducing waiting time by up to 20%.


The new project will also provide greater smoothness of movement, increase traffic safety levels, reduce collisions, reduce pollution by reducing carbon emissions from the traffic stops.


The Council reviewed the report on the performance of the general budget and the outputs of activities for the second quarter of 2021 submitted by the Central Finance Department to follow up the performance of the general budget and work to develop it and improve its aspects and outputs.


The report included graphic indicators of the general budget and tables comparing revenues and expenditures for the second quarter of 2021 for government agencies and independent bodies in the emirate. The report also included the actual spending ratios for each of the sectors of social development, government administration, infrastructure and economic development.


The council approved the list of candidates for the sixth batch of the professional diploma for child protection, which comes in cooperation between the Social Services Department and the University of Sharjah with the aim of enriching the knowledge of the employees of the Sharjah government with the basic and modern concepts of work in the areas concerned with community protection in general and child protection in particular.


The professional diploma program contributes to developing the skills of graduates working in the fields of child protection, and benefiting from the program’s outputs to deal with modern social phenomena and situations.