The Eastern Region of the Emirate of Sharjah, which includes Kalba, Khor Fakkan and Dibba Al Hisn, is witnessing the implementation of various development projects related to roads, infrastructure, tourism, heritage, environmentally-friendly hotels and resorts that will shape the future of the region.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has personally overseen the planning of the region’s future and is tracking its progress.
The list of new projects being implemented includes five road projects, the inauguration of the Khor Fakkan-Sharjah Road, as well as the refurbishment of the Kalba-Sharjah road, the West Khor Fakkan Ring Road, the Kalba Ring Road, and Dibba Al Hisn Road.
Recently completed development projects include various tourism projects, such as the Khor Fakkan Beach Project, worth Dhs95 million, the Kalba Waterfront Project, costing Dhs119 million, the Al Rafisah Dam Lounge, costing around Dhs37 million, the Shis Fort Development Project and the Kingfisher Lodge in Kalba.
The region is also awaiting the construction of two 5-stars hotels, one close to Khor Fakkan Beach which will have 66 rooms and the first water park in the region. The other is close to the Kalba Waterfront Project and will have a shopping centre. The start of the construction of a 45-metre tall clock tower in Kalba has also been announced.
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August 13, 2020