Sharjah completes $1.2m construction works at Al Hamriyah Beach

A 1.3km rubber walkway, a service building, and a 3m-wide interlock walkway were developed by Sharjah Public Works Department as part of the project

A $1.2m construction project was implemented at Sharjah's Al Hamriyah Beach [image: WAM].
A $1.2m construction project was implemented at Sharjah's Al Hamriyah Beach [image: WAM].

A 1.3km rubber walkway has been installed at Sharjah's Al Hamriyah Beach.

In addition, a service building, and a 3m-wide interlock walkway, have also been developed at the beach. 

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The total construction project was worth $1.2m (AED4.5m).

Sharjah Public Works Department (SPWD) carried out the project, in line with the directives of HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, to develop the emirate's tourism sector.

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Eng Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, chairman of SPWD, added that the project is part of the organisation's development plan "to meet the needs of municipal councils, [and] develop facilities and public services" in the emirate, WAM reported.

Tourism is on the rise in Sharjah, where hospitality revenues worth $101.8m (AED372m) recorded during the first half of 2017. 

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The figure is a 7.8% hike over revenues recorded by Sharjah's hospitality sector in H1 2016.

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority reported 70% occupancy rate at the emirate's hotels between this January and June. 

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