Sharjah Consultative Council reviews the services of Saeed

By Salma C, Intern Reporter
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Consultative Council of Sharjah at Saeed
Consultative Council of Sharjah's delegation during the meeting with Saeed officials

A delegation from the Financial, Economic, and Industrial Affairs Committee of the Consultative Council of Sharjah recently visited the Emirate’s investment promotion agency, Sharjah Investors Services Center (Saeed), an affiliate of the Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah).

They reviewed the role of the Center in enhancing the growing investment climate in Sharjah by facilitating the business establishment and business development and developing a supportive and attractive investment climate for national and foreign investors.

Mr. Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, CEO of Invest in Sharjah, received the delegation headed by Mr. Saif Mohammed Al Midfa, Chairman of the Council’s Financial, Economic and Industrial Affairs Committee.

The delegation included HE Maryam Rashid Ahmed bin al-sheik, Committee Rapporteur, Committee Member, Mr. Suhail Salem Suwaidan Al Kaabi, Committee Member, Mr. Abdullah Ibrahim Musa, Committee Member, Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Al Kous, Committee Member and Ms. Amna Salem Bassib, Secretary of the Committee.

The delegation toured the various departments with Mr. Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh and Mr. Marwan Saleh Alichla, General Manager of Saeed, accompanying the tour. The services provided by each department to investors and business owners in setting up their companies were reviewed along with discussions on how to facilitate and ensure that all transactions are completed in record time and efficiently.

The two sides discussed ways to elevate Sharjah as a major hub for foreign investment and exchanged ideas and experiences that support the development of the Emirate’s diverse business sector. The meeting aims to achieve the objectives of the Consultative Council of Sharjah’s Financial, Economic, and Industrial Affairs Committee and to coordinate its role in cooperating with all stakeholders to support the Emirate’s sustainable economic environment.

Consultative Council of Sharjah at Saeed
Officials during their tour of Saeed

Mr. Saif Mohammed Al Midfa conveyed the greetings of the Chairman and members of the Consultative Council congratulated the Center staff, appreciating the Centre’s great efforts to help elevate the financial status of the Emirate of Sharjah into a business-friendly environment.

Mr. Al Midfa further added that, “The committee, as part of the Consultative Council’s plans for the third regular session of the tenth legislative term, was keen to organize this visit to foster communication with all sectors concerned with economic affairs to work together to enhance growth opportunities.”

This is in line with the aspirations of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to develop investment opportunities in various sectors, strengthen the UAE’s march and achieve its aspirations for the next fifty years.

Mr. Al Midfa highlighted the important role of the Sharjah FDI Office (Investment in Sharjah) in realizing Sharjah’s ambitious plans to attract more foreign investment in various sectors to take advantage of the services provided by the Emirate and the integrated investment environment.

Meanwhile, CEO of Invest in Sharjah, Mr. Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh remarked that “Meetings with entities dedicated to improving Sharjah’s financial and economic affairs helps in identifying the ideal ways to nurture Sharjah’s investment environment. Such meetings help in keeping pace with the rapid developments in the business world and help stimulate the inclusive development process under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah. The comprehensive progress that Sharjah is currently witnessing is the fruition of the joint efforts of all government entities in the emirate which seek to further inclusive economic growth and prosperity.”

For his part, Mr. Marwan Saleh Alichla stated that “Foreign investment is one of the key pillars of Sharjah’s economic growth. The government of Sharjah’s efforts has supported the concept of integrated economic development where all entities enhance each other under one pioneering umbrella.”

“We are keen to benefit from the expertise and experiences of Sharjah’s entities and bodies to achieve our goals and create a world-class platform that provides investors with all facilities and streamlined solutions to ensure a smooth set up of their businesses in a robust and thriving ecosystem. This aims to build on Sharjah’s pro-investor status and promote a wide range of business and investment sectors in the emirate,” Mr. Alichla added.

At the end of the visit, the delegation appreciated the diverse solutions offered by the Sharjah Investors Services Center (Saeed) and highlighted its role in strengthening the investment environment in Sharjah to facilitate business and provide access to all government and administrative partners. Services related to business licenses and business areas.

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