SEDD discusses Industry Future in Sharjah
Wednesday, 12 23 2020, Category: Economy, Country: U.A.E
Sharjah Economic Development Department “SEDD” organized a virtual workshop under the title “Industry Future in Sharjah”. It was held in under to promote Sharjah’s position as a regional and global center for industry and to contribute to achieving a competitive and innovative national knowledge-based economy. Such thing was done in order to raise awareness of the importance of the industrial sector in supporting the policy of diversification of the economy.
Dr. Amr Saleh, the Economic Advisor in SEDD, presented the virtual workshop. It was participated by 14 investors. The workshop discussed the role of the industrial sector in supporting economic development in Sharjah. Likely, it included enhancing the emirate's GDP, especially in light of the diversity of industrial products, which were not limited to the industries of oil derivatives, but extended to include the aviation industry, aluminum, building materials industry, food industries and medicines.
In addition, the workshop emphasized that Sharjah has many factors that have contributed to attracting industrial investments to it, as the emirate has an industrial base spanning more than 40 years. In addition, Sharjah has many industrial regions and cities, diversification in manufacturing and sustainability, while the new strategy aims to achieve sustainable development that is based on innovation, as well as supporting small and medium enterprises, and activating industries based on invention, and advanced skills.