His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah inaugurated Al Majaz Waterfront Project, Shurooq’s debut project and the largest and latest tourism destination in the emirate of Sharjah, last evening, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah a number of senior officials and directors of government departments and authorities, dignitaries, and local and international media representatives.
His Highness Ruler of Sharjah was welcomed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Department of Central Finance, Sheikh Essam bin Saqr Al Qasimi , Chairman of the Office of HH the Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation, Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority “Shurooq”, Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah Al Qasimi, Chairman of Department of Public Works, Sheikh Khalid bin Essam bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the Director General of the Department of Civil Aviation, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thank, Chairman of Sharjah Statistics Centre, Sheikh Salem bin Abdul Rahman Al Qasimi, Director of Office of HH Ruler of Sharjah and HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of “Shurooq”.
Al Majaz Waterfront boasts a number of entertaining facilities such as the Sharjah musical fountain, which is 220 metres wide and shoots water up to 100 metres into the air. It has two giant water screens, and is equipped with the latest sound and light techniques. The fountain’s shows have been launched end of last February.
His Highness Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by Their Highness and Excellencies, made an inspection tour of the project’s facilities and listened to a brief about the future ambitions of this new tourism destination.
HE Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority “Shurooq”, extended heartfelt thanks to His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, for his generous patronage of various projects developed by “Shurooq”. Her Excellency thanked the work team for their outstanding efforts which significantly contributed to making the project a success”.
Sharjah Investment and Development Authority “Shurooq” presented a first of its kind water cinematic show on the Sharjah Fountain, titled “Sharjah …. Past, Present and Future Aspirations”. The fountain presented in sound, image and laser shows some pictures of the Sharjah past, its people, present and future aspiration.
The opening ceremony started with recitation of Holy Quran and national anthem, then HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal delivered a speech in which he said that the urban and cultural development in the emirate of Sharjah would not have been possible without the support and directives of HH Ruler of Sharjah, who does not hesitate to follow up all the details related to the nation, citizens, residents and visitors, leading the emirate to be a shining beacon of civilization and culture”.