The Executive Council of the Emirate of Sharjah held its regular meeting yesterday morning, headed by His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Executive Council, and in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Deputy Chairman of the Executive Council. The meeting, which was held in the office of His Highness the Ruler, discussed a number of important government issues that contribute to developing services and providing a decent life for citizens and residents of the Emirate of Sharjah.
The Council reviewed the semi-annual report of the work of the Higher Committee for Human Resources in the Emirate of Sharjah, and the report included the most prominent results of the Committee in terms of the number of meetings and their outputs, which included the study and issuance of many decisions and circulars, and the resolution of complaints of legal grievances. The report also dealt with the studies and research that the committee worked on to support the career environment in the Sharjah government, and to review the various decisions and regulations related to human resources. The Council approved exempting a number of projects supported by the Sharjah Foundation for Supporting Pioneering Projects “Ruwad” from half the fees of government agencies in the emirate, as part of the Council’s keenness to support pioneering projects for citizens and provide services that enable them to develop their businesses and reach greater levels. The number of projects supported by the Sharjah Foundation to Support Pioneering Projects that have benefited from exemption services since 2018 has reached 147 projects in various commercial activities.
The Council issued a resolution regulating the rental of holiday homes in the Emirate of Sharjah, and the resolution stipulated that it is prohibited for any person to engage in activity in the emirate unless he is authorized to do so by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority.
The resolution also stipulates that the authority shall be responsible for regulating the permits to practice the activity in the emirate, and for this purpose it shall exercise the following tasks and powers: setting the necessary controls, conditions and standards for practicing the activity, granting the initial approval for the license by the Department of Economic Development in the emirate for the purpose of practicing the activity, and issuing permits to practice the activity And renewing them in accordance with the procedures approved by the Authority, determining the duties and obligations of those licensed to practice the activity, adopting criteria for classifying and evaluating vacation homes, and controlling, inspecting and supervising vacation homes to ensure their compliance with the provisions of this decision and their fulfillment of the controls, requirements and standards specified by the Authority, and receiving complaints related to vacation homes and taking the necessary measures in their regard. Create a register that includes the data of those authorized to practice the activity in the Emirate