His Highness chaired the meeting of Sharjah Urban Planning Council on Sunday morning at the Dr Sultan Al Qasimi Centre (Al Darah).
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Chairman of Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC), affirmed the emirate’s keenness to reach all the needs of the citizen that secure stability and family security in a way that provides a decent life for them and their families.
This came as His Highness chaired the meeting of Sharjah Urban Planning Council on Sunday morning in the Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi Centre (Al Darah).
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah has approved 4765 residential plots in Sharjah to provide housing support that His Highness had directed to provide 4400 housing grants to the Sharjah citizens, and to begin next year and over a year and a half.
His Highness directed all concerned parties within the Urban Planning Council to work jointly within one team to fulfill all requirements in preparing residential areas and provide all necessary facilities, services and high-quality infrastructure, and to hold weekly meetings to follow up the projects.
His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah directed the Sharjah Planning and Survey Department to quickly complete all the required plans, maps and engineering works and hand them over to the concerned authorities, to complete the works and other stages.
His Highness, Chairman of SUPC directed the Housing Department to work directly in the pre-prepared residential areas and prepare the rest of the requirements to contract with the best specialised companies for the next stage after preparing the rest of the housing plots.
Sharjah Ruler also directed the Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority to implement an initial road network and implement a first layer to facilitate the work of companies and agencies in the implementation of housing and service projects, to be completed in accordance with the best standards in the advanced stages of preparing residential areas.
His Highness directed the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority to work on the design, supply and construction of electrical transformers and the rest of its supplies related to electricity, gas and water in parallel with the work of preparing areas and residential complexes.
His Highness called for the necessity of studying all the services related to residential areas, such as mosques, gardens, investment buildings and other services that provide the main requirements for residents.
In July, Sheikh Sultan had directed the establishment of a sewage network in Khorfakkan and the completion of work on sewage networks in Kalba at the beginning of August at a cost of Dhs310 million.
Eng. Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, Chairman of the Sharjah Directorate of Public Works, announced the project via the Direct Line Programme broadcast live on Sharjah Radio.
Al Suwaidi said that the project of establishing an integrated sewage network and sewage treatment plant in Kalba has reached the final stage. He also pointed out that the project is part of the strategic plan of the department and the objectives of the emirate to develop sewage networks in cooperation with the Sharjah Urban Planning Council to cover densely populated areas in Kalba.
Al Suwaidi added that the department will cooperate with the Municipality of Kalba city and connect the buildings to the ongoing sewer network. This will serve 2,217 buildings, of which, 82 are government buildings, which are exempt from fees and delivery costs, 58 are commercial buildings and 2,077 are housing units for citizens. Of the housing units, 557 are for the beneficiaries of the Sharjah Social Services Department and 1,520 will be connected to the sewage network.
The project serves 2,217 existing buildings ranging from villas and residential buildings to commercial buildings, gas stations, gardens, hospitals, police stations, nurseries, schools and mosques in 13 districts.
The plant has a capacity of 3,700 cubic metres per day, which the department has completed in Kalba with 50,000 gallons tanks. This includes sedimentation basins, pump rooms, a control centre, ventilation basins and a balance tank.