Sheikh Sultan inaugurates Jabal Al Ruman planting project in Kalba city - GulfToday

Sheikh Sultan inaugurates Jabal Al Ruman planting project in Kalba city


Sheikh Sultan opens Jabal Al Ruman landscaping project in Kalba city on Wednesday. WAM

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Wednesday inaugurated the initiative of Jabal Al Ruman landscaping and inspected a number of developmental, vital and tourism projects in Kalba city.

SultanplantingSheikh Sultan plants a sapling of the pomegranate tree at Jabal Al Ruman. WAM 

The Ruler of Sharjah started the visit by inaugurating an environmental initiative of planting Jabal Al Ruman (Pomegranate Mountain) in the city of Kalba which comes as part of Sheikh Sultan’s continuous efforts to conserve the environment in the mountainous areas and naming the mountains based on the trees planted on them. He then planted several pomegranate trees to inaugurate the project.

Sultan-KalbamaskSheikh Sultan during his visit to Kalba city. WAM

Standing 1,100 metres tall, Jabal Al Ruman will be covered with pomegranate trees that are evergreen, produce for around 50 years, stand 3 to 5 metres tall, can withstand low temperatures, and can be planted on various heights.

SultanKalbacitySheikh Sultan inspects a commercial centre in Kalba. WAM

The Ruler of Sharjah also inspected several developmental and environmental projects in the city of Kalba, including the rest house of Jabal Al Kitab that will be established 1,100 metres above sea level, as per the highest standards and international specifications.

SultanbriefedSheikh Sultan being briefed about the new project in Kalba. WAM

The rest house will accommodate 110 guests while the outdoor balcony will accommodate 100 guests.

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