Sharjah approves $54m for housing support beneficiaries

Sharjah Executive Council approves payment for 274 beneficiaries, including 96 grants and 178 loans

Sharjah has approved $54m for beneficiaries.
Sharjah has approved $54m for beneficiaries.

Sharjah Executive Council has approved the second batch of housing support beneficiaries for 2019, with the payment including 274 beneficiaries across two categories – 96 grants and 178 loans – with the total amount valued at $53.7m (AED197.6m).

The announcement came during a Sharjah Executive Council meeting, which was chaired by HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council.

During the meeting, the council reviewed several agenda topics, such as attaining the Emirate of Sharjah’s vision.

The council also adopted a cooperation agreement between the Sharjah Directorate of Town Planning and Survey and the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, represented by the Follow-up Committee to implement the initiatives of President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

According to UAE state news agency, Wam, the agreement aims to achieve institutional integration and raise the level of coordination between federal and local government agencies.

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