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SEDD brings together more than 65 exhibitors

Saeed Bin Saqr Launches 7th Entrepreneurship Exhibition in Khor Fakkan



Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” is paying great attention to national projects and entrepreneurship sectors in the Emirate of Sharjah as part of the ongoing economic support to encourage local investment and in line with its strategic objectives. Also, as a completion to its Seventh Entrepreneurship Exhibition that was held in Al Khaledia Subsurb Council, the Exhibition will be also held in Expo Khor Fakkan from January 8 to 12, 2019. This Exhibition will be launched by Sheikh Saeed bin Saqer bin Sultan, deputy Chief of Sharjah Ruler's Office in Khor Fakkan, number of officials and representatives of government agencies and institutions as well as sponsors of the event.

This Exhibition is considered one of the commercial support for the citizen sector in various commercial activities. Also, it is part of SEDD’s strategic objectives to encourage local investment and support the national commercial spread in the eastern regions and cities in Sharjah, in addition to enriching the commercial and investment awareness to the sector of small and medium enterprises. Thus, this sector plays a vital role in stabilizing the economic performance of the Emirate. Similarly, it works to achieve the strategic objectives of the Department, which aims to strengthen the small enterprises sector managed by young citizens, which has important dimensions that contribute to raising the GDP of the Emirate of Sharjah.

From his side, HE Sultan bin Hadda Al Suwaidi, SEDD Chairman, stated that the Seventh Entrepreneurship Exhibition in the Eastern Region is a pioneering step to activate the contribution of this sector to the economic return of the Emirate. Also, it helps to provide opportunities for small and medium-sized entrepreneurs to present their products and promising projects to promote the commercial level of their activities. Likely, the Exhibition encourages local investment to reach the prospects of success and sustainability and driving the economy in the emirate.

Furthermore, the Chairman added that as part of the ongoing economic support to encourage local investment, SEDD is following the interest of the national projects and entrepreneurship sectors in Sharjah according to the strategic goals set by the country. Thus, it works to empower citizens and citizens of entrepreneurs and small and medium enterprises, to achieve success in the national leadership of the country in all economic sectors. Also, the Chairman clarified that the aim of the exhibition and other marketing exhibitions in the different regions of the Emirate is to promote their products and services and to help in marketing and encourage them to continue and achieve sustainability of their projects and the public.

He also stressed that the main objective is to achieve the comprehensive development plan initiated and initiated by the Department in implementation of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Muhammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and his directives to help citizens to join the markets, practice economic work and support their work. HH called for supporting their ideas and initiatives and taking them to success and sustainability, in accordance with the standards of the global economy and international variables.

He also praised the role of the sponsors of the event as they played an important role in sponsoring and supporting the exhibition, which constitutes a strategic partnership that has a significant impact on the growth of the national trade surplus and supporting the sustainable economy in the emirate.

The Department also participates in the Consumer Protection Booth in order to protect and educate consumers about their rights and duties. Such booth is one of the most important objectives that the department seeks to achieve and to familiarize people with to communicate with the Department through. It is done to preserve their rights in the event of fraud, exploitation or any violations in the quality of goods or services and prices.

Amal Jassim Habash, Deputy Director of Commercial Affairs Department at SEDD, said that these exhibitions, which are held periodically, will contribute to boosting the economy in the emirate, stimulating business transactions and encouraging young entrepreneurs to compete both locally and internationally. Such thing confirms the success of the efforts of the Department in accordance with its strategic plan to plan and lead the overall economic development in Sharjah.

On the other hand, Khalfan Al Huraithi, Director of Branches, said that the establishment of the Exhibition in Khor Fakkan serve the people there and supports entrepreneurs of small and medium enterprises, which play an essential and important role in the economic growth of nations. It is worth mentioning that more that 65b exhibitors contributed in this Exhibition.

The exhibition will also help to develop and market the products of entrepreneurs and create opportunities to develop their business, raise a generation based on business thought, seek investment development and enhance the economic environment in the Eastern Region and launch it to a higher level. He pointed out that the exhibition attracts visitors, producers, traders and service providers during the previous sessions. The event will witness everything that meets the needs of the families, expecting a large number of families in the Eastern Region especially from the Emirate of Sharjah in general. It should be noted that the Exhibition opens door from 4 to 10 pm and from 5 to 11 pm in weekends.