Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) announced the commencement of development works in the Eastern region of the emirate of Sharjah, with the announcement of Al Hisn Island in Dibba.
This brings the total number of announced projects in the Eastern Region to three, following the recently announced Dh420 million The Chedi Khorfakkan Resort. More than Dh500 million has been allocated for investment in both Kalba Eco-tourism project and Al Hisn Island in Dibba.
The announcement was made by Marwan Bin Jassem Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq during an interview with Live Broadcast on Sharjah Radio on Wednesday. The new project in Dibba Al Hisn is a leisure and tourism project. The new project will include a big water canal and a number of cafes and restaurants. “
This project is being developed according to the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah in developing the Eastern Region, the Jewels of Eastern Coast and his order to deliver projects that serve the interests of citizens in these areas, drive economic growth, and attract investments that help create jobs and create added economic value to the city, in particular, and the Emirate, in general,” said Al Sarkal
Sharjah has approved setting up of a new commercial complex master plan of Kalba Eco-tourism, which will be located alongside Kalba Lake and will be comprised of a number of restaurants, retail outlets, children games, parks, and places to monitor animals and birds in the reserves.
The second phase of the project will involve the development of Kalba Lake and the construction of a commercial complex. It will include the development of recreational spaces that will enable holidaymakers to enjoy the area’s natural biodiversity without causing harm to wildlife.The project includes the development of the Kalba Fountain in the middle of the Lake. Phase 2 of the project will also comprise the development of a number of islands in the creek.
Phase 3 will see the setting up of a number of hotels and chalets overlooking the Gulf of Oman. More than 300 rooms spanning hotels and chalets would be built with eco-friendly standards.
Shurooq is conducting studies to develop the Khorfakkan Corniche and to add new amenities such as family areas, youth areas, public utilities, changing rooms, showers, bathrooms, a children’s fun area, services area and a number of cafes and restaurants opposite the sea. As part of the authority’s strategy of developing projects in all parts of the Emirate, Shurooq’s CEO announced that the authority intends to develop a new leisure project in Al Badayer in the Central Region and that the project’s preliminary studies have been completed.
From : Gulfnews