Sharjah’s Crown Prince Chairs Executive Council Meeting, Announces Decisions on Suburban Councils and Sir Bu Nair Festival

Sharjah’s Crown Prince Chairs Executive Council Meeting, Announces Decisions on Suburban Councils and Sir Bu Nair Festival

His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, the Crown Prince, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairman of the Executive Council, led a meeting today to discuss various government work policies and initiatives aimed at advancing government services in alignment with Sharjah’s rapid growth across vital sectors.

The Council issued a decision outlining regulations governing the operations of suburban councils in Sharjah, encompassing aspects such as council formation, membership conditions and duration, submitted requests, the roles of the council chairman and deputy, member responsibilities, and committee competencies.

Additionally, the Council passed a decision establishing the Supreme Committee for the Sir Bu Nair Festival. This committee, affiliated with the Environment and Natural Reserves Authority, will operate under its oversight. The committee will be chaired by the Chairman of the Environment and Natural Reserves Authority, with representation from various entities such as the Sharjah Media Council, Sharjah Police General Command, Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, Sharjah Authority for Radio and Television, and Sharjah International Marine Sports Club.

The Council also endorsed amendments to the Sharjah Advisory Council related to the draft law amending Law No. 5 of 2014 concerning the reorganization of the Academy of Police Sciences in Sharjah. The draft law will be submitted to His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi for issuance.

During the meeting, the Council reviewed the 2023 annual report of the Sharjah International Airport Authority, highlighting significant achievements and contributions to operational best practices. The report showcased increased aircraft traffic, with 15.3 million passengers in 2023, additional destinations and weekly flights, attracting new airlines, resulting in a 19% growth in airport revenues. The airport’s efforts in incorporating artificial intelligence into services, initiatives for team development, and recognition through accreditations and awards were also acknowledged in the report. The report concluded with a presentation of completed development projects from the past year.

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