UAE: 50% off govt fees for some Sharjah projects

Sharjah - The reprieve is applicable for two years.



Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi chairs the Sharjah Executive Council meeting.
Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi chairs the Sharjah Executive Council meeting.

By Wam

Published: Tue 19 Jan 2021, 6:03 PM

Last updated: Tue 19 Jan 2021, 6:11 PM

Projects supported by the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Foundation (Ruwad) will be exempted from half of government agency fees for two more years, it was announced on Tuesday.

The reprieve will support and encourage small and medium enterprises and motivate citizens to enter the labour market.

This came as Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), on Tuesday, chaired a meeting of the council at the Sharjah Ruler’s office.

The council reviewed a report submitted by the Sharjah Private Education Authority. The report highlighted the private education system in the emirate during the Covid-19 crisis. It also evaluated the remote work system, and the procedures that the authority has followed to safeguard the health and safety of workers and students in private schools.

The council approved an agreement to be concluded between the Sharjah Police General Command and Osool Company for smart applications - BURAQ. It will ensure document delivery services to the Sharjah Police.


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