Al Owais

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Al Owais said : “The misinformation coming through social media was challenging for all governments in that we had to be very quick in responding to it,” External link

thenational Monday, June 22, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "Citizens and residents came together as one task force to help everyone. Like Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, said, 'none of us are safe, if all are not safe'. We have maximised the benefits with what was made available to us, thanks to the organisation of cultural and religious dialogues, organised by the UAE leadership" External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Like many countries, this is a first pandemic for the UAE as well. Of course, like most, we did not have a contingency plan" External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais explained : "We had a high-level preparedness meeting in January, way before the WHO announced something was happening in China," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the UAE has been proactive and proved its readiness and capability to deal and cope with all crises and emergencies,” “From day one, it was very keen to provide highly qualified healthcare workers, advanced medical equipment and sufficient medicines, which shows how the UAE is adopting an exceptional strategy in containing the spread of Covid-19” External link

thenational Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Al Owais pointed out : "The UAE has succeeded in manufacturing 155 innovative pharmaceutical brands inside the country," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The directives of the UAE’s wise leadership compel us to coordinate with all parties in vital sectors in order to serve society and citizens, find practical solutions to deal with current and future challenges, and achieve excellence and leadership across all sectors," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “This partnership is part of SCCI’s effort to cooperate with government entities like ADEX that can support our national companies with innovative new models that better enable them to develop their businesses and diversify their export markets, thus contributing to the economic performance of the Emirate of Sharjah and its business community. Working with Adex, we will promote the advantages of investing in the UAE and in Sharjah by highlighting the emirate’s attractive environment and the innovative facilities and services provided by SCCI and our UAE government partners” External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Al Owais explained : "So it is common for tenants to look for better value for their expense. But lately we have had a very specific surge in families looking for villas with large outside areas and specifically spacious apartments with balconies, to aid the social distancing shift in everyone’s lifestyle and increase in stay-at-home activities," “Needless to say, we reached 100% occupancy across all our villas and our larger units with balconies are the first in being rented out since March 2020,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “The article says ‘food that does not meet the health standards’. It does not have to be damaging, it could be fattening food that has a high percentage of oil or fat and therefore does not meet health standards,” External link

thenational Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “The article says ‘food that does not meet the health standards’. It does not have to be damaging, it could be fattening food that has a high percentage of oil or fat and therefore does not meet health standards,” External link

thenational Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "Through our constant follow-up with all members and affiliates from companies operating in the food sector, it was found that the strategic stockpiles of goods and basic materials is sufficient to last for long periods, in addition to the daily activity of importing from international markets to significantly increase this stock. The strategy of the emirate of Sharjah and the infrastructure for food security and its logistical mechanisms led to the readiness of the emirate in facing challenges during the current period, and its complete preparedness to deal with them," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 17, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The UAE acted proactively with extreme transparency since the early days of the outbreak and managed to respond quickly to the virus. Notably, it was the first country in the Middle East to report a confirmed case, one of the first countries to begin coronavirus testing and early detection, and among the few countries that are still performing strict testing," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The UAE acted proactively with extreme transparency since the early days of the outbreak and managed to respond quickly to the virus. Notably, it was the first country in the Middle East to report a confirmed case, one of the first countries to begin coronavirus testing and early detection, and among the few countries that are still performing strict testing," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Al Owais explained : "The difficult situation that the region and the world are going through at the moment with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, along with the necessary precautionary measures implemented to ensure people’s health and safety – have made it necessary to take new measures to ensure business continuity and keep serving the country and its citizens," External link

wam-en Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "reflects the amount of efforts done by our frontline healthcare providers across the UAE" "I am conveying to you a message from our frontline healthcare providers across the UAE: We are determined to continue caring for you and protect your health. We highly appreciate your commitment and cooperation to prevent the spread of coronavirus" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are constantly developing proactive detection mechanisms to test patients, using state-of-the-art-technology to prevent infections and save time and accelerate measures. We are racing against time to counter the coronavirus pandemic, by identifying and isolating infected cases and those who had been in contact with them, in order to protect public health," "A record 790,000 tests have been conducted until early this week at a rate exceeding 82,291 tests per million people, which makes the UAE among the top world countries for testing in terms of population. Also, periodic field reports have shown that most cases are stable and receiving the necessary healthcare," External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are constantly developing proactive detection mechanisms to test patients, using state-of-the-art-technology to prevent infections and save time accelerate measures. We are racing against time to counter the coronavirus pandemic, by identifying and isolating infected cases and those who had been in contact with them, to protect public health," "A record 790,000 tests have been conducted until early this week at a rate exceeding 82,291 tests per million people, which makes the UAE among the top world countries for testing in terms of population. Also, periodic field reports have shown that most cases are stable and receiving the necessary healthcare," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are constantly developing proactive detection mechanisms to test patients, using state-of-the-art-technology to prevent infections and save time accelerate measures. We are racing against time to counter the coronavirus pandemic, by identifying and isolating infected cases and those who had been in contact with them, to protect public health," "A record 790,000 tests have been conducted until early this week at a rate exceeding 82,291 tests per million people, which makes the UAE among the top world countries for testing in terms of population. Also, periodic field reports have shown that most cases are stable and receiving the necessary healthcare," External link

wam-en Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : “The global outbreak of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) requires all of us to further show solidarity and cooperation to overcome this pandemic. If Expo 2020 Dubai is postponed, this will give the participating countries and delegations an opportunity to reposition themselves and achieve the optimal participation of their economic sectors after overcoming the repercussions of this pandemic. This will also ensure that the participating countries and delegations will take part in the event in record numbers to shape the future and to help the global economy recover from the current crisis” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 19, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : “The global outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) requires all of us to further solidarity and cooperation to overcome this pandemic. If Expo 2020 Dubai is postponed, this will give the participating countries and delegations an opportunity to reposition themselves and achieve the optimal participation of their economic sectors after overcoming the repercussions of this pandemic. This will also ensure that the participating countries and delegations will take part in the event in record numbers to shape the future and to help the global economy recover from the current crisis” External link

saudigazette Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Al Owais stated : “As a representative of the business community and the private sector in Sharjah, the SCCI strives to enhance its role in finding channels of communication between the private sector and government departments and creating a fruitful movement conducive to many initiatives that serve the public interest and interests of the business community in Sharjah,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Al Owais stated : "We are also keen to provide them with everything they need to carry out their business easier, including the smart transformation support programs to enhance the private sector competitiveness," External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "Serving our country and having a sense of social responsibility are key factors for promoting positivity in the community. Working as a team, across all entities and government institutions, is a trait that has always set us apart from the rest of the world. It is an approach taught to us by our Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and instilled in us by our wise leadership, who has spared no effort or resource to ensure the health and safety of every member of the community, all the while enhancing their quality of life," External link

wam-en Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "Serving our country and having a sense of social responsibility are key factors for promoting positivity in the community," "Working as a team, across all entities and government institutions, is a trait that has always set us apart from the rest of the world. It is an approach taught to us by our Founding Father the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and instilled in us by our wise leadership, who has spared no effort or resource to ensure the health and safety of every member of the community, all the while enhancing their quality of life" External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 10, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Today’s meeting is very important. It comes at such an extraordinary time where the health sector across the Islamic world is facing a great challenge posed by COVID-19. We are meeting today to find mechanisms to curb the coronavirus outbreak and reduce its effects on health, economy, and society in OIC countries, especially in countries with limited capabilities. We are determined to develop a common mechanism that helps member states overcome such a global health ordeal with minimal losses," External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "On the state-level, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has called Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr Ahmed Al Tayeb and His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, to discuss cooperation and developments related to the spread of the coronavirus, as well as the importance of promoting solidarity and global cooperation in confronting the pandemic. Sheikh Mohamed made it clear that the UAE is ready to extend a helping hand to all peoples from all religions and backgrounds" External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Al Owais noted : "Additionally, the UAE has set-up the largest testing laboratory in the world for COVID-19 outside of China to conduct tens of thousands of tests per day. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai has also supported the efforts being exerted by the WHO regional office and facilitated the delivery of medical supplies to more than 53 countries from around the world in the first quarter of this year" External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''These tests have been conducted in advanced screening centres, and the figure underscores the government's commitment to fighting the novel virus and protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of the community. It also reflects the robustness of our health systems and the competency of our health professionals. The scale, scope, and number of tests will be doubled in the next stage.'' External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : ''These tests have been conducted in advanced screening centres, and the figure underscores the government's commitment to fighting the novel virus and protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of the community. It also reflects the robustness of our health systems and the competency of our health professionals. The scale, scope, and number of tests will be doubled in the next stage.'' External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Al Owais noted : "The SCCI is committed to sustaining its role to aid the private sector by finding ways and solutions to face global challenges and enhancing the competitiveness of the business environment in the emirate of Sharjah. This would help consolidate the SCCI’s role as a representative and supporter of the interests of the business community in the emirate and enhance the competitiveness of the private sector," External link

wam-en Monday, March 23, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

thenational Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

thenational Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

emirates247 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 16, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

wam-en Monday, March 16, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "At the SCCI, we are keen on organizing such events and exhibitions as they contribute to raising growth rates of different economic sectors, by providing platforms for exchanging experiences and visions between the stakeholders" "Acres is a clear-cut example of those exhibitions thanks to its vital role in promoting Sharjah’s real estate sector, by highlighting the facilities and laws encouraging investment in the emirate, shaping future investment trends in this vital sector, increasing synergy the government and private sectors, as well as harmonizing visions about the most effective ways to attract investors and to reinforce the status of Sharjah’s economy," External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "At the SCCI, we are keen on organizing such events and exhibitions as they contribute to raising growth rates of different economic sectors, by providing platforms for exchanging experiences and visions between the stakeholders" "Acres is a clear-cut example of those exhibitions thanks to its vital role in promoting Sharjah’s real estate sector, by highlighting the facilities and laws encouraging investment in the emirate, shaping future investment trends in this vital sector, increasing synergy the government and private sectors, as well as harmonizing visions about the most effective ways to attract investors and to reinforce the status of Sharjah’s economy," External link

tradearabia Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "This has made the emirate a distinguished industrial environment that attracted major international companies and contributed to advancing industrial development," External link

tradearabia Friday, March 6, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

emirates247 Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

wam-en Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “The UAE conducts high competency systematic tests,” “The two cases that were reported in cycling competition were actually from the accompanying supporting technicians and not cyclists. Their interactions with the public was very limited” External link

thenational Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The UAE is one of the few countries taking part in the scientific research for the World Health Organization to find the medicine or vaccine for the coronavirus," "85 percent of health facilities in the UAE have international accreditation and our government institutions have reached 100 percent. We take care of all global health measures and we are one of the countries in the world with highest academic accreditation of health facilities" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The positive financial results of Sharjah Islamic Bank for 2019 reflect the bank's financial position and its reliable performance listed last June by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's which recorded the bank's long-term credit rating from BBB + to A-. With a stable outlook, the bank's total assets have grown by 3.7 per cent to reach Dh46.4 billion, compared to Dh44.7 billion at the end of 2018. We expect this performance of Sharjah Islamic Bank to continue in 2020 amid expectations of a much stable banking sector, boasting of strong capital stocks and large liquidity, encouraging government spending plans, continuation of large projects, and the continued economic growth at strong levels, according to the global rating agencies" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The aim is to provide an integrated health database, raise the quality of health services, improve the level of care for patients and to reduce medical errors," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The ministry is planning to launch the smart app in cooperation with international pharmaceutical and medical companies. The application will reveal the credibility or genuineness of the medicines by reading the special barcode on the product to confirm whether it is original or fake," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "In the past four years, the UAE has stopped many shipments of counterfeit medical products and alerted other countries about shipments that were destined for them. Our efforts have resulted in the closure of facilities that promote and manufacture fake products inside the country and those based outside the UAE through cooperation with our counterparts" External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "This underlines that the employment of Emirati citizens, and unleashing their capabilities to lead economic development is a top priority for the wise leadership. This also indicates that the UAE is on the right track, through the rehabilitation of the national cadres and the development of human capital, with the best modern skills and knowledge," External link

wam-en Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said ( about Marine Environment ) : "The SCCI is always keen on developing the activities of the East Coast Marine Environment Festival in a sustainable way in cooperation with its partners, to serve as an annual milestone that helps boost the economic, commercial and tourist movement, and support the handicraft industries in the city of Kalba and the eastern coast region of the Emirate of Sharjah, and encourage the people of the region to make the best use of This festival" External link

wam-en Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are delighted to be awarded the largest waste management contract in the Middle East, and are keen to take our ambitions global. As sustainability imperatives become top on the agenda for governments, businesses and communities, Bee’ah will continue to drive our vision of becoming a pioneer of sustainable quality of life in the Middle East and beyond" External link

tradearabia Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "The decision was also taken following the positive results achieved by the ministry’s application, Hayat, which is linked to the national organ donation programme," External link

wam-en Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : “This includes innovative platforms in all fields of government work, with the aim of achieving important national files to provide an innovative model of preventive health practices for the next generation, towards reinventing future health services to provide predictive solutions for patients, based on innovation and artificial intelligence,” External link

tradearabia Monday, January 27, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “SteelFab has been the flagbearer of the manufacturing industry for the past one and a half decades. Underpinned by bold reforms and stimulus measures, the manufacturing industry in the country has been expanding fast, and has become the base for the push to diversify the UAE economy. With every key regional player set to take advantage of the show, I am sure that SteelFab will continue to play a key role in strengthening the industrial base of the country,” External link

tradearabia Monday, January 13, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “The relationship between the UAE and India is a historical one based on the mutual respect and interests in many social, cultural, and particularly economic areas, where the UAE is one of India's largest trading partners in the Middle East, while India is the first trade partner of the UAE,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are willing to increase the volume of trade exchange, economic and investment cooperation with Uganda. We seek to open up new horizons for collaboration between both sides’ businessmen, investors and companies," External link

tradearabia Sunday, December 1, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The SCCI is looking to take advantage of the previous trade missions in developing and enhancing relations and partnerships, and opening communication channels between business communities in both sides. These missions fall within the SCCI’s keenness on exploring the emerging opportunities in African markets to help national companies and investors establish cooperation relations and new partnerships with their counterparts in Africa, thus elevating their exports and expanding their businesses in new geographical areas" External link

wam-en Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "The SCCI is striving to pave the way for its members to penetrate new markets across the world, by dispatching these foreign missions and organizing international forums. On the other hand, the trade missions are playing a key role in promoting the investment privileges in the Emirate of Sharjah by highlighting its attractive business environment and the facilities given by the SCCI to foreign investors," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The conference was a good chance to identify the economic cooperation opportunities with Arab businessmen, with the aim of holding close relations with manufacturers and exporters in the Arab countries. It also addressed several issues that help create a roadmap for entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge, and digital economy to be optimally invested by incorporating sophisticated innovative technical knowledge skills and tools. This will form a value added to the Arab economies and a foundation for transformation into a knowledge-based economy" External link

wam-en Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "The SCCI was keen to take part in this pioneering event as part of its strategy to consider all possible ways of developing innovation and creativity in business sectors, which will contribute to enhancing the national economy and bolstering the objectives of Sharjah’s holistic development process" External link

wam-en Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added ( about National Health ) : "We are expecting that the National Nutrition Guideline will help curb rates of chronic diseases, improve the outcomes of the national health indicators, and reduce obesity among children and adolescents as per the National Agenda 2021," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "These efforts are in line with the wise vision and directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in terms of strengthening the entrepreneurial project environment in the Emirate of Sharjah, and opening up investment areas to all entrepreneurs, in accordance with the UAE Vision 2021, through which the UAE looks forward to being one of the world’s best countries in entrepreneurship," "The Emirate of Sharjah has paid great attention and supports the SME business owners and entrepreneurs in view of the strategic value of this sector to the national economy and its support to the GDP, as well as its contribution to providing market labour with job opportunities for young people," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Through its partnership relations and cooperation with Russian chambers of commerce, the SCCI is keen on enhancing the joint efforts to make use of the rewarding investment opportunities in the industrial and commercial sectors" External link

wam-en Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The MoU aims primarily to boost the fields of cooperation between the SCCI and the council for the benefit of the private sector representatives and entrepreneurs to achieve mutual interest in commercial fields and economic cooperation" External link

wam-en Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The last three years have witnessed a remarkable growth in the economic cooperation volume between the Emirate of Sharjah and Russia, where Sharjah exports to Russia reached $ 20 million in the last year only. This motivates the two sides to exert further efforts towards attracting investments, by promoting the existing projects, establishing joint ventures in various fields, reinforcing the relationship in the knowledge field and encouraging the investment in the telecommunications and information technology sectors" External link

wam-en Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Contributing to the electoral process is a national responsibility, and is highlighted by the active participation of members of electoral committees in the selection of qualified candidates capable of serving their country and people," External link

thenational Monday, August 26, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Contributing to the electoral process is a national responsibility, and is highlighted by the active participation of members of electoral committees in the selection of qualified candidates capable of serving their country and people," External link

thenational Monday, August 26, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “Our performance so far this year speaks to the maturity of the DIFC Courts, our position as a valued public service, and cements our status as a regional leader in the field of commercial justice,” External link

thenational Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The surge in the number of electoral college members is yet another step on the UAE’s political empowerment and engagement journey. In addition, it reinforces the keen interest of the country’s leadership in enabling citizens to participate in decision-making and reflects the UAE’s gradual approach to political development that meets the requirements of the local society and leads to full participation by all eligible individuals," External link

wam-en Saturday, August 24, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The surge in the number of electoral college members is yet another step on the UAE's political empowerment and engagement journey. In addition, it reinforces the keen interest of the country's leadership in enabling citizens to participate in decision-making," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Al Owais stated : "This plant will serve as a crucial link in our overall strategy for total diversion, consolidating our leadership in sustainability, and in wastewater treatment solutions specifically," "Industrial wastewater levels are on the rise in the UAE, with the manufacturing sector being a primary contributor to the country’s GDP," External link

tradearabia Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais noted : "It is, therefore, a priority to find a sustainable solution for the treatment of such wastewater, as the economic production base expands," "As one of the only dedicated industrial wastewater treatment facilities in the region, the IWWTP presents a viable alternative to the disposal of industrial wastewater, turning it into a resource which can further our ambitions in sustainable development," External link

tradearabia Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The opening of Al Shindagha Museum commemorates the historical city of Dubai and our ancestors’ footprints to ensure they continue inspiring future generations, strengthening their sense of pride in their country and heritage" "This major landmark allows us to spread our rich heritage and introduce it to visitors, underlining our vigorous efforts to safeguard Emirati heritage, in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai," External link

tradearabia Monday, March 18, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "This serves as the first step in the development of the Dubai Historical District, which will help drive the city’s burgeoning tourism sector and cultural scene" "Our collaboration efforts pushed us to make this significant stride, reflecting our commitment to following our wise leadership’s directives of enhancing coordination and cooperation among government entities to improve well-being and boost happiness among citizens and residents, supporting activities that drive the creative economy," External link

tradearabia Monday, March 18, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said ( about Al Safa ) : "Dubai Culture works tirelessly to develop Dubai’s cultural and artistic landscapes. In line with its strategy to elevate Dubai’s position as a global, creative, and sustainable city for culture, heritage, arts and literature, the Al Safa Library will help drive these sectors, and in turn boost happiness across the Dubai community. The library’s design transcends traditional concepts to create a conducive environment for visitors allowing them to interact with each other and draw inspiration from the projects and initiatives that it will host year round. This will contribute to strengthening social cohesion and the cultural foundation of Dubai, while highlighting the UAE’s noble values. The success of this unique project will serve to encourage the implementation of similar projects in the UAE to further the role of libraries and make them more appealing and relevant to new trends" External link

wam-en Monday, March 4, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “Despite the competition in the UAE banking sector, Sharjah Islamic Bank’s revenues and net profits have continued to grow remarkably in 2018. This is in line with the strategic objectives set by the board of directors, which has been a driving force of the economic development of the country,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, February 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Despite the competition in the UAE banking sector, Sharjah Islamic Bank’s revenues and net profits have continued to grow remarkably in 2018. This is in line with the strategic objectives set by the board of directors, which has been a driving force of the economic development of the country," External link

wam-en Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Al Owais says : “Properties in Dubai are at least Dh1 million to Dh2m, school fees are at least Dh30,000. It’s peanuts in comparison,” “The fee is really nothing when you compare it with the importance of what you’re trying to protect” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 5, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "We are proud of this achievement, which comes as part of the series of achievements done by UAE recently in the health sector, which ranked first in the world, for the fourth year in a row, with respect to the number of accredited health facilities by Joint Commission International, and thus demonstrates the desire of UAE as it continues in its achievements and compete in some vital global fields in accordance with the National Innovation Strategy and the UAE strategy to envision the future. " External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “Global and regional economic upheavals that have resulted in persistent low oil prices have affected the revenues of hydrocarbon producers and their rate of economic growth. This has had a knock-on effect on investment in projects that provide new employment opportunities,” “The GCC countries have the vision and the resources to lead economic growth in the post-oil economy and thereby expand the opportunities for human development, training and employment in the public and private sectors while laying the foundations for the establishment of more small and medium-sized investment projects,” External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:30:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “Encouraging the managements and employees of local businesses to achieve excellence, innovation and creativity in their corporate performance is one of our international ambitions,” External link

cpifinancial Sunday, January 22, 2017 6:11:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said ( about Costa Rican ) : “SCCI is proud to receive the Costa Rican President, a man of rich culture, historian, academic professor and the kind of character who cares about education, culture, history and heritage, who contributed significantly in his country economy’s prosperity and development” External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : “It is my pleasure to convey the gratitude of the leadership of the Emirate of Sharjah and SCCI family. You have been known for recognizing His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. H.E. The President’s visit to Sharjah stems from his impression of his highness’s academic and cultural reputation, in addition to his willingness to develop frameworks of cooperation between Sharjah and Costa Rica” External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “The leaderships of both countries are keen to promote investment and joint ventures in trade, oil and gas and manufacturing sectors. This will support the partnership and encourage investment between the two countries. SCCI will take many positive steps in this regard this year” External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We spoke about two sectors in this retreat - education and health - and lack of research was a major topic of discussion," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 9, 2017 6:45:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The UAE Government will work in collaboration with all health authorities in the country to have all public and private hospitals accredited according to clear national and international quality standards of medical services and staff,'' External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT

Al Owais pointed out : “this service was provided in the past when renewing the commercial registration only, but now and in addition to renewal, new clients will be granted membership when submitting a request for a new CR at SEDD,” External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, October 23, 2016 10:27:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The signing of this MOU reflects our firm believe that the development of the tourism sector is a joint responsibility, shared by government and non-government organizations alike”. He also stressed that the tourism industry is the main dynamic of any economy, making for 25% of economy inputs worldwide, in addition to being a “green” investment, free of pollutants and emissions, and one of the sectors with least impact on the environment. For his part, HE Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority said: " External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:54:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The signing of the MoU reflects our firm believe that the development of the tourism sector is a joint responsibility, shared by government and non-government organisations alike" External link

wam-en Saturday, October 15, 2016 2:12:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We have set the bar higher for the upcoming show, with an extensive marketing drive, several special attractions and the finest gold and diamond jewellery from across the world," External link

wam-en Tuesday, September 6, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "SCCI exerts intense efforts in supporting and motivating entrepreneurs to establish and develop their projects by providing them with the convenient working environment, facilities and logistic services that empower them to launch successful investment projects and contribute in the prosperity of the economy of the emirate with new sources of revenue. This is an approach the Government of Sharjah has been adopting to consolidate the emirate's economic diversification" External link

zawya-palestine Monday, August 15, 2016 3:39:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added ( about Centre ) : "By moving forward toward investing in IT infrastructure, SCCI aims at smoothing the flow of work and associated services according to the highest international standards, and coping with the fast-pace digital transformation and latest technologies, so all databases are connected and virtually merged through the highly advanced servers available in the chamber and Expo Centre" External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, August 7, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "By diverting 100 percent of Sharjah’s waste through recycling and conversion, Bee’ah is leading efforts in the region’s waste management industry and will provide an additional source of income and job creation within the emirate. This is in addition to Bee’ah’s already significant contribution to resource conservation," External link

wam-en Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:35:00 PM EAT



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Al Owais said : “The misinformation coming through social media was challenging for all governments in that we had to be very quick in responding to it,” External link

thenational Monday, June 22, 2020 10:26:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "Citizens and residents came together as one task force to help everyone. Like Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation, said, 'none of us are safe, if all are not safe'. We have maximised the benefits with what was made available to us, thanks to the organisation of cultural and religious dialogues, organised by the UAE leadership" External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Like many countries, this is a first pandemic for the UAE as well. Of course, like most, we did not have a contingency plan" External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais explained : "We had a high-level preparedness meeting in January, way before the WHO announced something was happening in China," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, June 22, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, the UAE has been proactive and proved its readiness and capability to deal and cope with all crises and emergencies,” “From day one, it was very keen to provide highly qualified healthcare workers, advanced medical equipment and sufficient medicines, which shows how the UAE is adopting an exceptional strategy in containing the spread of Covid-19” External link

thenational Sunday, June 14, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Al Owais pointed out : "The UAE has succeeded in manufacturing 155 innovative pharmaceutical brands inside the country," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The directives of the UAE’s wise leadership compel us to coordinate with all parties in vital sectors in order to serve society and citizens, find practical solutions to deal with current and future challenges, and achieve excellence and leadership across all sectors," External link

wam-en Wednesday, June 3, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “This partnership is part of SCCI’s effort to cooperate with government entities like ADEX that can support our national companies with innovative new models that better enable them to develop their businesses and diversify their export markets, thus contributing to the economic performance of the Emirate of Sharjah and its business community. Working with Adex, we will promote the advantages of investing in the UAE and in Sharjah by highlighting the emirate’s attractive environment and the innovative facilities and services provided by SCCI and our UAE government partners” External link

tradearabia Tuesday, June 2, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Al Owais explained : "So it is common for tenants to look for better value for their expense. But lately we have had a very specific surge in families looking for villas with large outside areas and specifically spacious apartments with balconies, to aid the social distancing shift in everyone’s lifestyle and increase in stay-at-home activities," “Needless to say, we reached 100% occupancy across all our villas and our larger units with balconies are the first in being rented out since March 2020,” External link

tradearabia Thursday, May 21, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “The article says ‘food that does not meet the health standards’. It does not have to be damaging, it could be fattening food that has a high percentage of oil or fat and therefore does not meet health standards,” External link

thenational Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:01:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “The article says ‘food that does not meet the health standards’. It does not have to be damaging, it could be fattening food that has a high percentage of oil or fat and therefore does not meet health standards,” External link

thenational Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "Through our constant follow-up with all members and affiliates from companies operating in the food sector, it was found that the strategic stockpiles of goods and basic materials is sufficient to last for long periods, in addition to the daily activity of importing from international markets to significantly increase this stock. The strategy of the emirate of Sharjah and the infrastructure for food security and its logistical mechanisms led to the readiness of the emirate in facing challenges during the current period, and its complete preparedness to deal with them," External link

wam-en Sunday, May 17, 2020 5:57:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The UAE acted proactively with extreme transparency since the early days of the outbreak and managed to respond quickly to the virus. Notably, it was the first country in the Middle East to report a confirmed case, one of the first countries to begin coronavirus testing and early detection, and among the few countries that are still performing strict testing," External link

khaleejtimes Wednesday, May 13, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The UAE acted proactively with extreme transparency since the early days of the outbreak and managed to respond quickly to the virus. Notably, it was the first country in the Middle East to report a confirmed case, one of the first countries to begin coronavirus testing and early detection, and among the few countries that are still performing strict testing," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:24:00 PM EAT

Al Owais explained : "The difficult situation that the region and the world are going through at the moment with the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, along with the necessary precautionary measures implemented to ensure people’s health and safety – have made it necessary to take new measures to ensure business continuity and keep serving the country and its citizens," External link

wam-en Wednesday, May 6, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "reflects the amount of efforts done by our frontline healthcare providers across the UAE" "I am conveying to you a message from our frontline healthcare providers across the UAE: We are determined to continue caring for you and protect your health. We highly appreciate your commitment and cooperation to prevent the spread of coronavirus" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are constantly developing proactive detection mechanisms to test patients, using state-of-the-art-technology to prevent infections and save time and accelerate measures. We are racing against time to counter the coronavirus pandemic, by identifying and isolating infected cases and those who had been in contact with them, in order to protect public health," "A record 790,000 tests have been conducted until early this week at a rate exceeding 82,291 tests per million people, which makes the UAE among the top world countries for testing in terms of population. Also, periodic field reports have shown that most cases are stable and receiving the necessary healthcare," External link

emirates247 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are constantly developing proactive detection mechanisms to test patients, using state-of-the-art-technology to prevent infections and save time accelerate measures. We are racing against time to counter the coronavirus pandemic, by identifying and isolating infected cases and those who had been in contact with them, to protect public health," "A record 790,000 tests have been conducted until early this week at a rate exceeding 82,291 tests per million people, which makes the UAE among the top world countries for testing in terms of population. Also, periodic field reports have shown that most cases are stable and receiving the necessary healthcare," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:58:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are constantly developing proactive detection mechanisms to test patients, using state-of-the-art-technology to prevent infections and save time accelerate measures. We are racing against time to counter the coronavirus pandemic, by identifying and isolating infected cases and those who had been in contact with them, to protect public health," "A record 790,000 tests have been conducted until early this week at a rate exceeding 82,291 tests per million people, which makes the UAE among the top world countries for testing in terms of population. Also, periodic field reports have shown that most cases are stable and receiving the necessary healthcare," External link

wam-en Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : “The global outbreak of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) requires all of us to further show solidarity and cooperation to overcome this pandemic. If Expo 2020 Dubai is postponed, this will give the participating countries and delegations an opportunity to reposition themselves and achieve the optimal participation of their economic sectors after overcoming the repercussions of this pandemic. This will also ensure that the participating countries and delegations will take part in the event in record numbers to shape the future and to help the global economy recover from the current crisis” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 19, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : “The global outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) requires all of us to further solidarity and cooperation to overcome this pandemic. If Expo 2020 Dubai is postponed, this will give the participating countries and delegations an opportunity to reposition themselves and achieve the optimal participation of their economic sectors after overcoming the repercussions of this pandemic. This will also ensure that the participating countries and delegations will take part in the event in record numbers to shape the future and to help the global economy recover from the current crisis” External link

saudigazette Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Al Owais stated : “As a representative of the business community and the private sector in Sharjah, the SCCI strives to enhance its role in finding channels of communication between the private sector and government departments and creating a fruitful movement conducive to many initiatives that serve the public interest and interests of the business community in Sharjah,” External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Al Owais stated : "We are also keen to provide them with everything they need to carry out their business easier, including the smart transformation support programs to enhance the private sector competitiveness," External link

tradearabia Sunday, April 12, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "Serving our country and having a sense of social responsibility are key factors for promoting positivity in the community. Working as a team, across all entities and government institutions, is a trait that has always set us apart from the rest of the world. It is an approach taught to us by our Founding Father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and instilled in us by our wise leadership, who has spared no effort or resource to ensure the health and safety of every member of the community, all the while enhancing their quality of life," External link

wam-en Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "Serving our country and having a sense of social responsibility are key factors for promoting positivity in the community," "Working as a team, across all entities and government institutions, is a trait that has always set us apart from the rest of the world. It is an approach taught to us by our Founding Father the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and instilled in us by our wise leadership, who has spared no effort or resource to ensure the health and safety of every member of the community, all the while enhancing their quality of life" External link

khaleejtimes Friday, April 10, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Today’s meeting is very important. It comes at such an extraordinary time where the health sector across the Islamic world is facing a great challenge posed by COVID-19. We are meeting today to find mechanisms to curb the coronavirus outbreak and reduce its effects on health, economy, and society in OIC countries, especially in countries with limited capabilities. We are determined to develop a common mechanism that helps member states overcome such a global health ordeal with minimal losses," External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "On the state-level, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has called Grand Imam of Al Azhar Dr Ahmed Al Tayeb and His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, to discuss cooperation and developments related to the spread of the coronavirus, as well as the importance of promoting solidarity and global cooperation in confronting the pandemic. Sheikh Mohamed made it clear that the UAE is ready to extend a helping hand to all peoples from all religions and backgrounds" External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Al Owais noted : "Additionally, the UAE has set-up the largest testing laboratory in the world for COVID-19 outside of China to conduct tens of thousands of tests per day. The International Humanitarian City in Dubai has also supported the efforts being exerted by the WHO regional office and facilitated the delivery of medical supplies to more than 53 countries from around the world in the first quarter of this year" External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''These tests have been conducted in advanced screening centres, and the figure underscores the government's commitment to fighting the novel virus and protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of the community. It also reflects the robustness of our health systems and the competency of our health professionals. The scale, scope, and number of tests will be doubled in the next stage.'' External link

tradearabia Thursday, April 9, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : ''These tests have been conducted in advanced screening centres, and the figure underscores the government's commitment to fighting the novel virus and protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of the community. It also reflects the robustness of our health systems and the competency of our health professionals. The scale, scope, and number of tests will be doubled in the next stage.'' External link

wam-en Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:23:00 AM EAT

Al Owais noted : "The SCCI is committed to sustaining its role to aid the private sector by finding ways and solutions to face global challenges and enhancing the competitiveness of the business environment in the emirate of Sharjah. This would help consolidate the SCCI’s role as a representative and supporter of the interests of the business community in the emirate and enhance the competitiveness of the private sector," External link

wam-en Monday, March 23, 2020 6:43:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

thenational Tuesday, March 17, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

thenational Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

emirates247 Tuesday, March 17, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, March 16, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The capacity and readiness of all health facilities and labs in the public and private sectors have been upgraded to conduct high-efficiency virus tests,'' External link

wam-en Monday, March 16, 2020 11:07:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "At the SCCI, we are keen on organizing such events and exhibitions as they contribute to raising growth rates of different economic sectors, by providing platforms for exchanging experiences and visions between the stakeholders" "Acres is a clear-cut example of those exhibitions thanks to its vital role in promoting Sharjah’s real estate sector, by highlighting the facilities and laws encouraging investment in the emirate, shaping future investment trends in this vital sector, increasing synergy the government and private sectors, as well as harmonizing visions about the most effective ways to attract investors and to reinforce the status of Sharjah’s economy," External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 8, 2020 5:31:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "At the SCCI, we are keen on organizing such events and exhibitions as they contribute to raising growth rates of different economic sectors, by providing platforms for exchanging experiences and visions between the stakeholders" "Acres is a clear-cut example of those exhibitions thanks to its vital role in promoting Sharjah’s real estate sector, by highlighting the facilities and laws encouraging investment in the emirate, shaping future investment trends in this vital sector, increasing synergy the government and private sectors, as well as harmonizing visions about the most effective ways to attract investors and to reinforce the status of Sharjah’s economy," External link

tradearabia Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:08:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "This has made the emirate a distinguished industrial environment that attracted major international companies and contributed to advancing industrial development," External link

tradearabia Friday, March 6, 2020 3:16:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

emirates247 Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

tradearabia Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:12:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, March 1, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "A total 612 people who were in contact with the two Italian patients were examined, and the laboratory results for 450 showed they are free from the virus, while results for the remaining 162 people are expected soon," External link

wam-en Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:05:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “The UAE conducts high competency systematic tests,” “The two cases that were reported in cycling competition were actually from the accompanying supporting technicians and not cyclists. Their interactions with the public was very limited” External link

thenational Saturday, February 29, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The UAE is one of the few countries taking part in the scientific research for the World Health Organization to find the medicine or vaccine for the coronavirus," "85 percent of health facilities in the UAE have international accreditation and our government institutions have reached 100 percent. We take care of all global health measures and we are one of the countries in the world with highest academic accreditation of health facilities" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, February 29, 2020 3:40:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The positive financial results of Sharjah Islamic Bank for 2019 reflect the bank's financial position and its reliable performance listed last June by credit rating agency Standard & Poor's which recorded the bank's long-term credit rating from BBB + to A-. With a stable outlook, the bank's total assets have grown by 3.7 per cent to reach Dh46.4 billion, compared to Dh44.7 billion at the end of 2018. We expect this performance of Sharjah Islamic Bank to continue in 2020 amid expectations of a much stable banking sector, boasting of strong capital stocks and large liquidity, encouraging government spending plans, continuation of large projects, and the continued economic growth at strong levels, according to the global rating agencies" External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The aim is to provide an integrated health database, raise the quality of health services, improve the level of care for patients and to reduce medical errors," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The ministry is planning to launch the smart app in cooperation with international pharmaceutical and medical companies. The application will reveal the credibility or genuineness of the medicines by reading the special barcode on the product to confirm whether it is original or fake," External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "In the past four years, the UAE has stopped many shipments of counterfeit medical products and alerted other countries about shipments that were destined for them. Our efforts have resulted in the closure of facilities that promote and manufacture fake products inside the country and those based outside the UAE through cooperation with our counterparts" External link

khaleejtimes Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "This underlines that the employment of Emirati citizens, and unleashing their capabilities to lead economic development is a top priority for the wise leadership. This also indicates that the UAE is on the right track, through the rehabilitation of the national cadres and the development of human capital, with the best modern skills and knowledge," External link

wam-en Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said ( about Marine Environment ) : "The SCCI is always keen on developing the activities of the East Coast Marine Environment Festival in a sustainable way in cooperation with its partners, to serve as an annual milestone that helps boost the economic, commercial and tourist movement, and support the handicraft industries in the city of Kalba and the eastern coast region of the Emirate of Sharjah, and encourage the people of the region to make the best use of This festival" External link

wam-en Thursday, February 6, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are delighted to be awarded the largest waste management contract in the Middle East, and are keen to take our ambitions global. As sustainability imperatives become top on the agenda for governments, businesses and communities, Bee’ah will continue to drive our vision of becoming a pioneer of sustainable quality of life in the Middle East and beyond" External link

tradearabia Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "The decision was also taken following the positive results achieved by the ministry’s application, Hayat, which is linked to the national organ donation programme," External link

wam-en Tuesday, January 28, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : “This includes innovative platforms in all fields of government work, with the aim of achieving important national files to provide an innovative model of preventive health practices for the next generation, towards reinventing future health services to provide predictive solutions for patients, based on innovation and artificial intelligence,” External link

tradearabia Monday, January 27, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “SteelFab has been the flagbearer of the manufacturing industry for the past one and a half decades. Underpinned by bold reforms and stimulus measures, the manufacturing industry in the country has been expanding fast, and has become the base for the push to diversify the UAE economy. With every key regional player set to take advantage of the show, I am sure that SteelFab will continue to play a key role in strengthening the industrial base of the country,” External link

tradearabia Monday, January 13, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “The relationship between the UAE and India is a historical one based on the mutual respect and interests in many social, cultural, and particularly economic areas, where the UAE is one of India's largest trading partners in the Middle East, while India is the first trade partner of the UAE,” External link

tradearabia Wednesday, December 25, 2019 1:08:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We are willing to increase the volume of trade exchange, economic and investment cooperation with Uganda. We seek to open up new horizons for collaboration between both sides’ businessmen, investors and companies," External link

tradearabia Sunday, December 1, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The SCCI is looking to take advantage of the previous trade missions in developing and enhancing relations and partnerships, and opening communication channels between business communities in both sides. These missions fall within the SCCI’s keenness on exploring the emerging opportunities in African markets to help national companies and investors establish cooperation relations and new partnerships with their counterparts in Africa, thus elevating their exports and expanding their businesses in new geographical areas" External link

wam-en Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "The SCCI is striving to pave the way for its members to penetrate new markets across the world, by dispatching these foreign missions and organizing international forums. On the other hand, the trade missions are playing a key role in promoting the investment privileges in the Emirate of Sharjah by highlighting its attractive business environment and the facilities given by the SCCI to foreign investors," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The conference was a good chance to identify the economic cooperation opportunities with Arab businessmen, with the aim of holding close relations with manufacturers and exporters in the Arab countries. It also addressed several issues that help create a roadmap for entrepreneurship, innovation, knowledge, and digital economy to be optimally invested by incorporating sophisticated innovative technical knowledge skills and tools. This will form a value added to the Arab economies and a foundation for transformation into a knowledge-based economy" External link

wam-en Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "The SCCI was keen to take part in this pioneering event as part of its strategy to consider all possible ways of developing innovation and creativity in business sectors, which will contribute to enhancing the national economy and bolstering the objectives of Sharjah’s holistic development process" External link

wam-en Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added ( about National Health ) : "We are expecting that the National Nutrition Guideline will help curb rates of chronic diseases, improve the outcomes of the national health indicators, and reduce obesity among children and adolescents as per the National Agenda 2021," External link

wam-en Saturday, November 9, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "These efforts are in line with the wise vision and directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in terms of strengthening the entrepreneurial project environment in the Emirate of Sharjah, and opening up investment areas to all entrepreneurs, in accordance with the UAE Vision 2021, through which the UAE looks forward to being one of the world’s best countries in entrepreneurship," "The Emirate of Sharjah has paid great attention and supports the SME business owners and entrepreneurs in view of the strategic value of this sector to the national economy and its support to the GDP, as well as its contribution to providing market labour with job opportunities for young people," External link

wam-en Saturday, October 26, 2019 4:09:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Through its partnership relations and cooperation with Russian chambers of commerce, the SCCI is keen on enhancing the joint efforts to make use of the rewarding investment opportunities in the industrial and commercial sectors" External link

wam-en Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The MoU aims primarily to boost the fields of cooperation between the SCCI and the council for the benefit of the private sector representatives and entrepreneurs to achieve mutual interest in commercial fields and economic cooperation" External link

wam-en Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The last three years have witnessed a remarkable growth in the economic cooperation volume between the Emirate of Sharjah and Russia, where Sharjah exports to Russia reached $ 20 million in the last year only. This motivates the two sides to exert further efforts towards attracting investments, by promoting the existing projects, establishing joint ventures in various fields, reinforcing the relationship in the knowledge field and encouraging the investment in the telecommunications and information technology sectors" External link

wam-en Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:07:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Contributing to the electoral process is a national responsibility, and is highlighted by the active participation of members of electoral committees in the selection of qualified candidates capable of serving their country and people," External link

thenational Monday, August 26, 2019 3:51:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Contributing to the electoral process is a national responsibility, and is highlighted by the active participation of members of electoral committees in the selection of qualified candidates capable of serving their country and people," External link

thenational Monday, August 26, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “Our performance so far this year speaks to the maturity of the DIFC Courts, our position as a valued public service, and cements our status as a regional leader in the field of commercial justice,” External link

thenational Sunday, August 25, 2019 1:03:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The surge in the number of electoral college members is yet another step on the UAE’s political empowerment and engagement journey. In addition, it reinforces the keen interest of the country’s leadership in enabling citizens to participate in decision-making and reflects the UAE’s gradual approach to political development that meets the requirements of the local society and leads to full participation by all eligible individuals," External link

wam-en Saturday, August 24, 2019 8:29:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The surge in the number of electoral college members is yet another step on the UAE's political empowerment and engagement journey. In addition, it reinforces the keen interest of the country's leadership in enabling citizens to participate in decision-making," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, June 30, 2019 4:47:00 PM EAT

Al Owais stated : "This plant will serve as a crucial link in our overall strategy for total diversion, consolidating our leadership in sustainability, and in wastewater treatment solutions specifically," "Industrial wastewater levels are on the rise in the UAE, with the manufacturing sector being a primary contributor to the country’s GDP," External link

tradearabia Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais noted : "It is, therefore, a priority to find a sustainable solution for the treatment of such wastewater, as the economic production base expands," "As one of the only dedicated industrial wastewater treatment facilities in the region, the IWWTP presents a viable alternative to the disposal of industrial wastewater, turning it into a resource which can further our ambitions in sustainable development," External link

tradearabia Saturday, March 30, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "The opening of Al Shindagha Museum commemorates the historical city of Dubai and our ancestors’ footprints to ensure they continue inspiring future generations, strengthening their sense of pride in their country and heritage" "This major landmark allows us to spread our rich heritage and introduce it to visitors, underlining our vigorous efforts to safeguard Emirati heritage, in line with the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai," External link

tradearabia Monday, March 18, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "This serves as the first step in the development of the Dubai Historical District, which will help drive the city’s burgeoning tourism sector and cultural scene" "Our collaboration efforts pushed us to make this significant stride, reflecting our commitment to following our wise leadership’s directives of enhancing coordination and cooperation among government entities to improve well-being and boost happiness among citizens and residents, supporting activities that drive the creative economy," External link

tradearabia Monday, March 18, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said ( about Al Safa ) : "Dubai Culture works tirelessly to develop Dubai’s cultural and artistic landscapes. In line with its strategy to elevate Dubai’s position as a global, creative, and sustainable city for culture, heritage, arts and literature, the Al Safa Library will help drive these sectors, and in turn boost happiness across the Dubai community. The library’s design transcends traditional concepts to create a conducive environment for visitors allowing them to interact with each other and draw inspiration from the projects and initiatives that it will host year round. This will contribute to strengthening social cohesion and the cultural foundation of Dubai, while highlighting the UAE’s noble values. The success of this unique project will serve to encourage the implementation of similar projects in the UAE to further the role of libraries and make them more appealing and relevant to new trends" External link

wam-en Monday, March 4, 2019 6:36:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “Despite the competition in the UAE banking sector, Sharjah Islamic Bank’s revenues and net profits have continued to grow remarkably in 2018. This is in line with the strategic objectives set by the board of directors, which has been a driving force of the economic development of the country,” External link

albawaba-en Sunday, February 24, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "Despite the competition in the UAE banking sector, Sharjah Islamic Bank’s revenues and net profits have continued to grow remarkably in 2018. This is in line with the strategic objectives set by the board of directors, which has been a driving force of the economic development of the country," External link

wam-en Sunday, February 24, 2019 12:15:00 PM EAT

Al Owais says : “Properties in Dubai are at least Dh1 million to Dh2m, school fees are at least Dh30,000. It’s peanuts in comparison,” “The fee is really nothing when you compare it with the importance of what you’re trying to protect” External link

thenational Tuesday, February 5, 2019 9:43:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "We are proud of this achievement, which comes as part of the series of achievements done by UAE recently in the health sector, which ranked first in the world, for the fourth year in a row, with respect to the number of accredited health facilities by Joint Commission International, and thus demonstrates the desire of UAE as it continues in its achievements and compete in some vital global fields in accordance with the National Innovation Strategy and the UAE strategy to envision the future. " External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, November 12, 2017 8:57:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : “Global and regional economic upheavals that have resulted in persistent low oil prices have affected the revenues of hydrocarbon producers and their rate of economic growth. This has had a knock-on effect on investment in projects that provide new employment opportunities,” “The GCC countries have the vision and the resources to lead economic growth in the post-oil economy and thereby expand the opportunities for human development, training and employment in the public and private sectors while laying the foundations for the establishment of more small and medium-sized investment projects,” External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:30:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “Encouraging the managements and employees of local businesses to achieve excellence, innovation and creativity in their corporate performance is one of our international ambitions,” External link

cpifinancial Sunday, January 22, 2017 6:11:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said ( about Costa Rican ) : “SCCI is proud to receive the Costa Rican President, a man of rich culture, historian, academic professor and the kind of character who cares about education, culture, history and heritage, who contributed significantly in his country economy’s prosperity and development” External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : “It is my pleasure to convey the gratitude of the leadership of the Emirate of Sharjah and SCCI family. You have been known for recognizing His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. H.E. The President’s visit to Sharjah stems from his impression of his highness’s academic and cultural reputation, in addition to his willingness to develop frameworks of cooperation between Sharjah and Costa Rica” External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, January 19, 2017 12:54:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : “The leaderships of both countries are keen to promote investment and joint ventures in trade, oil and gas and manufacturing sectors. This will support the partnership and encourage investment between the two countries. SCCI will take many positive steps in this regard this year” External link

zawya-palestine Thursday, January 12, 2017 4:38:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We spoke about two sectors in this retreat - education and health - and lack of research was a major topic of discussion," External link

khaleejtimes Monday, January 9, 2017 6:45:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : ''The UAE Government will work in collaboration with all health authorities in the country to have all public and private hospitals accredited according to clear national and international quality standards of medical services and staff,'' External link

irishsun Tuesday, December 6, 2016 2:55:00 AM EAT

Al Owais pointed out : “this service was provided in the past when renewing the commercial registration only, but now and in addition to renewal, new clients will be granted membership when submitting a request for a new CR at SEDD,” External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, October 23, 2016 10:27:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The signing of this MOU reflects our firm believe that the development of the tourism sector is a joint responsibility, shared by government and non-government organizations alike”. He also stressed that the tourism industry is the main dynamic of any economy, making for 25% of economy inputs worldwide, in addition to being a “green” investment, free of pollutants and emissions, and one of the sectors with least impact on the environment. For his part, HE Khalid Jassim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority said: " External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, October 16, 2016 10:54:00 AM EAT

Al Owais said : "The signing of the MoU reflects our firm believe that the development of the tourism sector is a joint responsibility, shared by government and non-government organisations alike" External link

wam-en Saturday, October 15, 2016 2:12:00 PM EAT

Al Owais said : "We have set the bar higher for the upcoming show, with an extensive marketing drive, several special attractions and the finest gold and diamond jewellery from across the world," External link

wam-en Tuesday, September 6, 2016 1:16:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added : "SCCI exerts intense efforts in supporting and motivating entrepreneurs to establish and develop their projects by providing them with the convenient working environment, facilities and logistic services that empower them to launch successful investment projects and contribute in the prosperity of the economy of the emirate with new sources of revenue. This is an approach the Government of Sharjah has been adopting to consolidate the emirate's economic diversification" External link

zawya-palestine Monday, August 15, 2016 3:39:00 PM EAT

Al Owais added ( about Centre ) : "By moving forward toward investing in IT infrastructure, SCCI aims at smoothing the flow of work and associated services according to the highest international standards, and coping with the fast-pace digital transformation and latest technologies, so all databases are connected and virtually merged through the highly advanced servers available in the chamber and Expo Centre" External link

zawya-palestine Sunday, August 7, 2016 9:15:00 AM EAT

Al Owais added : "By diverting 100 percent of Sharjah’s waste through recycling and conversion, Bee’ah is leading efforts in the region’s waste management industry and will provide an additional source of income and job creation within the emirate. This is in addition to Bee’ah’s already significant contribution to resource conservation," External link

wam-en Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:35:00 PM EAT



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