is confident that the development of the beach will boost tourism and increase commercial as well as economic activities in Sharjah.
While tragic incidents of death on the roads highlight the resolve SUPC
has towards approving many more pedestrian-friendly facilities and safety measures, it should be understood that, since being formed, SUPC
has been introducing such measures on a daily basis and has an ongoing and serious commitment to improve safety as an ongoing duty to the general public.
Khalid Mohammad Al Ali, secretary-general of SUPC
, said: "The council is keen to give priority to the implementation of specific projects that will form the nucleus of the transformation being implemented by the council to improve and develop infrastructure, utility and public services in Sharjah, especially its waterfront areas.
The project is part of a series of civic improvement projects being executed by the SUPC
as part of its comprehensive strategic planning to ensure sustainable development coupled with social, urban and economic integrity at all levels," Sheikh Khalid added.
Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, chairman of the SUPC
, said: "These efforts help improve the welfare of the existing residents and that of future generations.
ensures the development of Sharjah in line with the strategic plan and direction of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.
Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, chairman of SUPC
, said: "We are delighted to launch this new project which comes as part of the vision of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to place the people's wellbeing and quality of life at the top of the development agenda of the emirate and provide the best levels of services in line with the highest urban, organisational and architectural standards to the citizens, residents and visitors.
officials said the five areas comprising phase one were selected based on studies of road traffic density, rate of accidents, number of pedestrians, walking distance to the nearest public transport stations, and surrounding markets and institutions.
The revelation came during the recent GITEX Technology Week where Engineer Khalid Al Ali, Secretary-General of SUPC
, conducted a presentation at Sharjah Government Platform on the mechanism and benefits of the innovative system, which was launched by the SUPC
recently to help users precisely and smoothly identify destinations and locate all services available within reach, including business services and all kinds of service centres across the emirate.
The approval of the five pedestrian separation structures is part of the efforts made by the SUPC
to improve the service efficiency and quality of life in the emirate of Sharjah, to develop a more sustainable infrastructure for residents and visitors and to add more reasons to make Sharjah as an ideal place to live in for existing and future generations.