Executive’s Message

Message From Our Chairperson

Under the visionary guidance of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi , Member of the U.A.E. Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, we are transforming Sharjah into a shining beacon of inspiration. It is a vision that informs our every decision and guides our every action.

Whether it is training a young Emirati to reach his or her full potential or developing a new destination that diversifies Sharjah’s tourism offerings, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) aims to redefine the very meaning of an Arab city. We envision a modern city that embraces progress while staying true to its values and traditions. We desire to create authentic destinations that are committed to enhancing the quality of life for every citizen and resident. We endeavor to foster an environment where ideas can flourish and businesses thrive.

This is a long journey. There is yet much more to be done. But I take great comfort in surveying all that has been accomplished to date knowing that we are heading in the right direction. And with the dedication, commitment and passion of the entire team, we are confident that our best is yet to come.

Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi
Chairperson, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)


Message From Our CEO

Sharjah is the industrial centre, cultural capital and education hotspot of the United Arab Emirates. Its diversified economy and carefully considered approach to investment and development have guided Sharjah through challenging economic times and laid the foundations for future growth.

As the Investment and Development Authority of Sharjah, Shurooq is leading the continued transformation and economic diversification of the emirate. We strive to create a business friendly environment in Sharjah by identifying new investment opportunities across different sectors, developing breathtaking destinations and managing some of the emirate’s most recognisable landmarks.

Savvy investors and entrepreneurs will be impressed by the opportunities and recognise the tremendous potential that Sharjah offers.

I invite you to take a closer look at the fundamentals driving the emirate forward and to explore the many ways we can work together to transform Sharjah into a shining beacon, an inspiration to the business world.

Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal
CEO, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq)