His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated on Thursday, in the presence of Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Al Qasimia University’s Waqf Tower, which had been established with a donation from the Sharjah Islamic Bank, in Al Taawun area, next to Al Khan Lagoon in Sharjah, and with a voluntary contribution from the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA), which ensures free delivery of electricity and water services. The inauguration of the new Tower comes in line with the Bank's social responsibility and its commitment to support several community-based initiatives and enhance various Waqf initiatives in the Emirate of Sharjah and the UAE.
After removing the curtain, His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah inspected the Tower, which covers an area of 40,568 square meters and contains 31 residential floors, with 186 apartments and 4 shops. His Highness viewed the Tower’s facilities which has beautiful design features and high quality level of the finishing. The well designed and high quality apartment building has also spacious flats, swimming pool, fantastic game room, a multi-function hall, and various services and utilities that enhance the comfort.
Commenting on the event, His Highness has further praised the Sharjah Islamic Bank’s Waqf initiative, aiming at building several Waqf towers, highlighting the private sector’s role in supporting the community and the scientific and research sector.