Sharjah: Souq Al-Jubail, among the distinguished projects of Sharjah Asset Management Company, the investment arm of the government of Sharjah, has announced the completion of preparations to welcome the upcoming blessed month of Ramadan. Through provision of a convenient and integrated package of services, products and fresh food supplies, the Souq will cater to all market visitor and shopper needs throughout the holy month across the three sections of the market (fresh fruits and vegetables, fish and meat), allowing shoppers to save time and maximise their acts of worship.
Hamid Al Zarouni, Chief Officer- Souq Al Jubail commented: “Souq Al-Jubail wholeheartedly welcomes all visitors to the market. We have worked extremely hard to ensure that we are fully prepared in time to receive our guests throughout the holy month of Ramadan, providing the full scope of excellent services and products that we are known for, conveniently under one roof.”
Al Zarouni added: “The market routinely witnesses a great turnout throughout the year and especially during Ramadan, owing to the outstanding quality services and world-class facilities we provide. The Souq continues to achieve the highest degree of satisfaction for market visitors, and meets their needs and requirements in accordance with the best established practices and highest standards in the field. The shopping experience at Souq Al-Jubail has been reputed to be among the best within the country and internationally.”
Market timings during Ramadan:
The Souq receives its beloved visitors during the holy month of Ramadan throughout the week between 8:00 AM until midnight daily with a short break between 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. On Fridays, the market is open from 7:30 AM until midnight, with a short break during Friday prayer between 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
Fish Section timings: throughout the week between 8:00 AM until 11:00 daily with a short break between 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. On Fridays, the Fish Section is open from 7:00 AM until 11:00 PM, with a short break during Friday prayer between 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM.
Restaurant 1441 working hours:
Throughout the holy month of Ramadan, Restaurant 1441 is open to visitors from 5:00 pm until 11:00 pm, offering a variety of Emirati, Arabic, and Western dishes that cater to different tastes. Guests can enjoy delicious seafood, as well as hot and cold Ramadan drinks, a selection of Arabic and international coffee, and a variety of juices and other beverages prepared specifically for the cafe's guests. The food and beverages are served by a professional and experienced team, known for their hospitality and presentation skills.
Souq Al-Jubail spans 261 stores distributed across 3 sections: 174 stores for fresh fruits and vegetables including 22 stores for dates, 65 stores designated for high quality meat, 35 stores specializing in fresh fish and seafood with designated barbecue station extending over an area of 365 sq. m, cleaning and cutting stations, and more than 70 employees per day to cater to market customers at nominal prices. The Souq also hosts the fish market auction, held in the traditional way daily after Asr prayer. Various convenient services and other facilities are also available at the market, including, ATMs,and more, allowing shoppers to streamline errands and avail services to the highest standards.
About Sharjah Asset Management:
Sharjah Asset Management is the investment arm of the Government of Sharjah. It strives to achieve its vision of promoting economic and social development and supporting as well as accelerating the sustainable economic growth in the Emirate of Sharjah, in partnership with public and private sectors. The company encourages investment and the promotion of social responsibility through optimal use of resources, meeting the needs of the community of the Emirate of Sharjah, and ensuring overall sustainable wellbeing.