Sharjah Ruler approves 6% increase in 2018 budget

Sharjah will primarily focus its 2018 budget on increasing infrastructure investments
H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approves general budget of AED22.1 billion for the fiscal year 2018.
By Staff writer
Mon 18 Dec 2017 10:09 AM

Sharjah has approved a budget of $6 billion (AED22.1bn) budget for 2018, up six percent on the current year.

Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, approved the spending for the next 12 months, which will focus on the emirate’s strategic objectives in the economic, social, scientific and cultural fields, news agency WAM said.

Sharjah will primarily focus its 2018 budget on expansion on infrastructure investments.

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