Sharjah Ruler approves $41m public works budget

The Emirate's Department of Public Works completed 90% of its planned projects last year, the agency's chief confirmed

Sharjah's department of public works has a $40.8m budget for 2016.
Sharjah's department of public works has a $40.8m budget for 2016.

Sharjah's Ruler has approved a budget for the Emirate's Department of Public Works. 

HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved $40.8m (AED150m) as the department's budget. 

This amount was arrived at after the Emirate's municipal councils submitted their project proposals to the public works department.

Eng. Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, head of the Department of Public Works in Sharjah, said the department has formulated a construction plan spanning the entire Emirate.

Plans for the year include academic, sports, and educational projects. 

Al Suwaidi said Sharjah's Department of Public Works completed 90% of the Emirate's planned municipal development and service projects last year.  

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