Sharjah, Singapore discuss collaboration in sustainable development, education and infrastructure Filed on March 28, 2021
Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi presenting Kamal R. Vaswani, Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE with DGR memorial shield. — Supplied photo

The Department of Government Relations (DGR) in Sharjah holds high-level talks with the Embassy of Singapore, UAE.

The Department of Government Relations (DGR) in Sharjah, and the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in the UAE, have explored ways to take their bilateral relations to the next level by strengthening collaboration in sustainable development, education, and infrastructure.

The two parties also discussed the establishment of investment partnerships in new and emerging sectors which they are prioritising to keep abreast of the shifts in market demand created by the coronavirus pandemic.

This was revealed in a meeting held by Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, Chairman of DGR, and Sheikh Majid Al Qasimi, Director of DGR, with Kamal R. Vaswani, Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE and Low Pit Chen, Consul General of Singapore in Dubai.

The meeting reflects Sharjah’s continued commitment to strengthen relations with countries successful in developmental, industrial, economic and technology sectors.

During the meeting, the DGR Chairman showcased Sharjah’s efforts in promoting urban development through leading urban and road infrastructure projects. He also highlighted Sharjah’s high-growth ecosystems, advanced resource management sector, and its up-to-date infrastructure.

Sheikh Fahim stressed on the strong ties between the emirate of Sharjah and Singapore cities which has led to the collaborative implementation of several technical, cultural and economic projects. He noted that the emirate is keen to strengthen its international partnerships in sustainable development and boost cultural relations to promote the emirate’s position as a leading tourism and investment destination.

Kamal R. Vaswani commended Sharjah’s remarkable developmental achievements and unique initiatives in the field of environmental sustainability. He noted that the meeting paves the way for new collaboration opportunities in investment sectors that align with the needs of the regional markets. —

Staff Reporter

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