His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, praised the achievements and efforts of the Sharjah Executive Council (SEC) headed by Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, over 23 years, during which the Council contributed to strengthening government work and upgrading with many services to achieve the goals and vision of the Emirate.
This came during His Highness attendance at the meeting of Sharjah Executive Council after its new formation, which was held this evening in the office of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Executive Council, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler Sharjah, Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council, and Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Deputy Chairman of SEC.
His Highness, the Ruler of Sharjah, during his speech to the members of the Executive Council with its new formation, stressed the role of the Executive Council in the renaissance of the emirate by discussing all governmental issues, coordinating between all federal and local agencies, and issuing the necessary decisions to organise government work and provide services and necessary needs for society members.
His Highness also stressed the diversity and integration of efforts in all sectors, and worked to develop government agencies and institutions in the Emirate of Sharjah, in order to provide a decent life for citizens and residents of Sharjah.
His Highness said that the announcement and establishment of a number of new departments and institutions comes as a guarantee to provide the support and solutions required for the various challenges facing citizens and customers, adding that all departments have personal follow-up from His Highness to find out all the needs of society, and follow up on all matters related to services and the requirements of society in Sharjah.
His Highness pointed to the establishment of the Fisheries Authority to take care of fishermen and provide what they need to develop their businesses, and provide all forms of direct material support and marketing of their products, which contributes to increasing the number of people who pursue this important profession for its contribution to providing healthy food for people.
On the establishment of the Department of Agriculture and Livestock, His Highness explained that it comes within an integrated plan that Sharjah is working on to provide healthy food for community members, indicating that it will take care of vegetables and other crops such as wheat, in addition to raising animals and poultry, and establishing food factories such as cheese, dairy and others.
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah pointed to the importance of the Municipal Affairs Department in caring for the interests of citizens, as it constitutes the link between the Executive Council and members of society, to provide integrated solutions to people, and to avoid interference in terms of reference, stressing the need to listen and understand people’s observations and communicate them to the relevant authorities.
Sharjah Ruler reviewed the great steps and ongoing projects in the vital sectors in all regions of the emirate, in the eastern and central regions, such as electricity and water, stressing that the emirate is able to meet all the needs of society, and seeks to provide more reserves according to well-studied scientific plans.
Regarding housing projects, His Highness referred to the continuous efforts in various regions of the emirate to provide many housing projects in the new areas, indicating that the establishment of the Sharjah housing programme will complete all projects.
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah addressed the roles of a number of government departments in achieving social stability, supporting the family in Sharjah and ensuring a decent life for all members of society.
At the end of his speech, His Highness emphasised the role of all departments, bodies and institutions of the Sharjah government in working to provide solutions to the various challenges facing members of society, and working to provide distinguished services.
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Executive Council, valued the continuous interest and support of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah throughout his career, which contributed to achieving its goals and developing government work.
His Highness, the Crown Prince of Sharjah, said, “In my name and on behalf of members of the Executive Council, allow me to extend our thanks to Your Highness for honouring us, and for the trust you have given us, and we pledge Your Highness to implement your directives and do more for the good of Sharjah and its people.”
His Highness the Chairman of the Executive Council welcomed the new members of the Council, wishing them success in performing their duties and contributing with the Council to achieving the emirate’s vision.
Prior to the meeting of the Sharjah Executive Council, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah had signed a number of Emiri decrees concerned with establishing a number of government agencies, appointing heads for them, restructuring the Executive Council and naming its members.