The rapid development of Sharjah, and specifically the role being played in this development by Shurooq – the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, was brought into sharp focus at the most recent network lunch meeting of CEO Clubs U.A.E., the local chapter of the world largest business networking club, the CEO Clubs Network Worldwide.
The business lunch was attended by Shurooq CEO, Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami, Founder and CEO of Clubs Network Worldwide, as well as a number of Advisory Executive Board Members, and top level executives from the U.A.E..
Explaining the role of Shurooq, under the patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and the support and supervision of Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) during the meeting, Mr Al Sarkal highlighted Shurooq's initiatives in promoting and fostering Sharjah's economical and investment growth through various development projects and strategic plans.
Al Sarkal clarified that the Authority's mandate was to promote and facilitate investment activities in the emirate, as well as to create investment opportunities through the implementation of large scale development projects, such as the Al Jabal Resort, and the Chedi Khorfakkan, the 5-star resort development currently underway on the Sharjah's Eastern Coast which has already won the GCC Hospitality and Leisure Project of the Year at the 5th annual Middle East Architect Awards.