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Sultan Al Qasimi inaugurates Kalba Road, inspects development projects

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, visited the city of Kalba on Thursday morning. During his visit, His Highness inaugurated the Kalba Road and inspected a number of developmental, vital and tourism projects in the city.

The visit comes within the framework of His Highness’s constant keenness to follow up the emirate’s projects, which come within plans to develop infrastructure through high-quality road networks, to supply areas and cities of the emirate with service facilities and tourist sites, and to preserve the emirate’s environmental topography.

Kalba Road, which is one of the most prominent development, service and tourism projects launched by the Emirate of Sharjah to develop the city of Kalba in a way that serves the city’s residents and visitors, and contributes to the service of various vital sectors.

His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah unveiled a commemorative plaque at the inauguration event to mark the opening of the AED1 billion-Kalba Road, at a length of 26 km, and extending from Wadi Al Hilou to The Flag Square in Kalba.

His Highness also inspected a number of projects built on both sides of Kalba Road, including the green spaces forming hanging gardens, in addition to a 2km- long Yahar Lagoon project.

His Highness stopped at Wadi Al Ghail Dam where he was briefed about the plans of future projects, directing to develop Wadi Al Ghail and establish a garden and places for camping as well as other mobile food carts and a mountain walkway, and directed planting a million Sidr trees around the dam and the valley to the summits of the surrounding mountains.

His Highness further inspected the Kalba Corniche project, which is the most recent tourist and environmental destination in the city extending over a length of 9.5 km, and has been provided with all services and facilities including a series of restaurants, shops, recreational facilities, green parks, children's play areas and other playgrounds for adults.

His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah directed the rapid completion and implementation of a number of new facilities that serve the project and provide the best elements of comfort and recreation for the city’s residents and visitors.

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi also visited the Kalba Literary Council, and toured the various departments and sections of the building before he listened to a full explanation about the activities of the Department of Culture in the various cities and regions of Sharjah, directing the activation of the cultural and literary movement in various cities and regions of the emirate.