Sultan Al Qasimi Witnesses the Launch of ‘Invest in Sharjah’ Brand
New brand aims to position itself as the flagship driver for investment and financial growth across Sharjah ‘Invest in Sharjah’ to showcase the emirate’s core economic components and business prospectsHis Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has witnessed the launch of ‘Invest in Sharjah’, an initiative which aims to unveil the rich array of investment opportunities in the Emirate of Sharjah to businesspersons and investors across all sectors. Established to become the authoritative trend for business and investments in Sharjah, ‘Invest in Sharjah’ incorporates a modern vision designed to be in alignment with economic changes and paradigm shifts. The goal of the initiative is to help investors fully capitalise on the unique elements of the emirate and to provide them with even more facilities and investment advantages. The brand is also in-line with Shurooq’s strategy to position Sharjah as a strategic investment destination, where it integrates innovation and dedication to highlight the emirate’s advantages and facilities that are provided by the emirate to investors and businesspersons. ‘Invest in Sharjah’ will reach out local, regional and global investors to explore investment opportunities in the emirate, acting as a strategic guide and direction on true prospects that drive growth for their businesses. It also plays a key role in establishing long-term business partnerships, sharing and exchanging top-tier studies and business practices to develop Sharjah’s economic environment. Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), highlighted that the launch of Invest in Sharjah – a venture conducted in collaboration with government agencies in the emirate – will unify all efforts and capabilities by establishing a unified trend that has unique foundations and adheres to international standards. Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi added that it provides a clear and profound message about investment advantages in the emirate and offers investors with a supportive environment and with facilities that ensure strong returns. “We fully anticipate that Invest in Sharjah will play a key role in the development of Sharjah, as it is a venture supported by deep knowledge and wide expertise in the emirate’s economic and social realities. It will build strong bridges that connect investors and stakeholders so that all entities can work together to establish successful businesses and expand them to local, regional and international markets,” said Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi. Invest in Sharjah was launched during the opening ceremony of the second edition of the Sharjah FDI Forum 2016, the region’s leading foreign direct investment event, which is currently underway at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah. Organised by Shurooq in conjunction with Financial Times and FDI Magazine, the forum is being attended by numerous company directors and CEOs, representatives of public sector authorities and a large number of decision-makers, officials and economic experts from across the globe.