Sharjah 24: The Executive Council of the Emirate of Sharjah held its weekly meeting under the chairmanship of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Chairman of Sharjah Executive Council (SEC), in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council, at the Ruler’s office in Sharjah.
The meeting discussed a number of topics related to the conduct of government work in the emirate, the development of services, and the follow-up of development projects in different sectors.
The Council reviewed a report by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority on the increasing demand for natural areas in Sharjah cities and regions for tourism and recreational purposes.
The Council appreciated the efforts of government agencies in promoting eco-tourism, calling on visitors to natural areas to preserve the environment and its natural resources, thus contributing to their sustainability for future generations.
The Council reviewed a report on singles’ housing in residential neighborhoods in cities and regions of the Emirate of Sharjah, which included the current status of the legislative structure regulating housing in neighborhoods, singles’ housing social, economic and security impacts.
The Council directed to tighten regulations on single people living in residential neighborhoods, while working to prepare modern legislation that keeps pace with changes in different types of housing.
The Council also reviewed a report on the results of the Professional Diploma of the Official Spokesman Programme, organised by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau for 59 employees representing 42 government entities in the Emirate of Sharjah, with the aim of preparing a group of official spokesmen within the leadership categories and employees, enhancing their skills in public communication, media appearance, communication strategies, media crisis management and content production.
The report included the stages of implementing the Official Spokesman Programme, starting with the launch of the Professional Diploma approving the training programme, and implementing accompanying activities.
The Council directed to benefit from the graduates of the programme and provide them with the necessary support to sustain the development of their communication skills in a way that enhances the media image of government agencies and strengthens their relationship with society and media outlets.