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Sharjah aims to lure more Chinese visitors

SHARJAH, July 23, 2019

Welcoming 68,000 Chinese visitors in 2018, Sharjah is keen on raising the number of tourists from China with the launch of new initiatives and investment opportunities, said a report.

Speaking ahead of the "Invest in Sharjah" forum, Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, CEO of the Sharjah FDI Office, announced that the emirate aims to raise Chinese visitor numbers to around 200,000 by 2021, said a report in WAM.

Al Musharrkh highlighted available investment opportunities and the facilitations provided by Sharjah to investors in its free zones and Sharjah International Airport.

He also stressed that the forum will increase the number of investment opportunities available to both countries while affirming that the facilitations provided by the UAE, especially Sharjah, aim to encourage Chinese investors to make the country their preferred investment destination and their headquarters for expanding to markets in the Middle East and North Africa, the report said.

Sharjah has launched many initiatives to attract more Chinese tourists, he further added while pointing out that the emirate’s developed tourism facilities make it an attractive destination for tourists from around the world.


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