Sharjah Safari to be a Dh1 billion wonder

DG Staff

SHARJAH 30 November 2020: Work on the Sharjah Safari project, which is located within the Al Bardi Reserve in the city of Al Dhaid, will cost Dh1 billion, according to H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

He said it would provide 300 jobs for people in the region, and they will receive training from now until the opening.

The Safari is part of a much bigger development project for Sharjah’s city of Al Dhaid in the emirate’s central tegion.

The city of Al Dhaid has a privileged location, as three main roads pass through it, including Khorfakkan Road, Al Dhaid Road and Dibba Al Hisn Road, which will soon be renovated.

His comments came during his Sunday speech at the University of Sharjah, Al Dhaid Branch, as part of his inspection visit to development projects in the central region, said Wam.

He also pointed out that the development projects in Al Dhaid city would provide greater job opportunities through the supervision and management of various new institutions and facilities, in addition to specialised jobs.

The Ruler further discussed a number of projects, including work at the Dhaid Market, which is located between Al Jameh Square and Al Bardi Square, at a cost of Dh100 million.

Sheikh Sultan said that the Central Region has development projects in various sectors, with progress continuing, adding that their completion is expected at the end of 2021.

He stressed that housing is one of the most important priorities in the region, and noted that housing initiatives and plans have been developed to take into account the needs of the central region, the distribution of the population in it and to provide the finest areas and residential complexes, similar to the cities and regions throughout the Emirate.


He reviewed the plans of the project, which will include various size housing units, and he directed that the best services be provided to the residents.

Sharjah Ruler inaugurates Al Shamal Pasture

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of Al Shamal Pasture in the city of Al Dhaid.

After unveiling the memorial plaque, he listened to a detailed explanation about the pasture from Khalifa Musabah Al Tunaiji, Chairman of Sharjah Municipalities and Agriculture Affairs Department,who indicated that the pasture is the largest in the Emirate of Sharjah, with an area of (11 square kilometers), with 80 farms have been allocated within them to meet the needs of livestock keepers .

During the inauguration, the Ruler of Sharjah ordered the expansion of the farm area to approximately 1800 square meters instead of 900 square meters to support the livestock breeders so that they can provide the necessary and appropriate care for their livestock. H.H. has adopted the visual identity of the Sharjah pastures.

He then toured the completed phase of Al Shamal Pasture Project, identifying the most important plants that were cultivated in the pasture. H.H. also inspected the feed stores, plant laboratories, and samples of the existing farms.

The Ruler of Sharjah has also planted a number of plants in the pasture, highlighting the importance of agriculture and preserving the plant wealth.

The project, in its first phase, consists of an administrative building equipped with a majlis, offices, stores, another building for services and housing for workers, in addition to an integrated veterinary clinic.

The inauguration was attended by Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Chairman of Sharjah Public Works Department, and a number of dignitaries in Al Dhaid.


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