The Expo Centre explained that all the employees have completed intensified training programmes to use the remote working system.
The Expo Centre Sharjah has recently announced that its employees will start to work remotely in response to the decision of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry, SCCI, and in line with the directives of Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources, as part of the precautionary and preventive measures taken in light of the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) and to maintain the safety of both the employees and customers.
The Expo Centre explained that the decision shall take effect as of Thursday, March 19 until April 1, 2020, stressing that all the employees have completed intensified training programmes to use the remote working system.
This includes the mechanisms of holding meetings remotely via advanced technologies and conducting daily work through the available digital means, in addition to the availability of a round-the-clock technical support team to help the staff complete their tasks seamlessly and effectively.
“The remote work decision shall be extended or revoked according to the developments of the current stage,” the Expo Centre underlined.
“A lot of precautionary and preventive measures have been taken to safeguard our staff and visitors from any communicable diseases without disrupting the work progress.”
The Centre also postponed the 48th edition of the Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show (WJMES), which was scheduled to take place from 25 – 29 March to be merged with the 49th edition in late September 2020.
The move comes as part of the Centre’s keenness on the health and safety of its employees and visitors.
The Centre urged all its customers to use the smart platforms available at the website or the smart app available in Arabic and English, through which the user can learn more about the latest information, e-services, events calendar, and communicate with the centre’s staff to answer any customer-specific enquiries.
The Sharjah Art Foundation will be reopening some of its venues from 26 June 2020, according to a statement issued by the Foundation.
DoH urged the public to rely only on official sources when dealing with all news related to the novel virus.
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