Sharjah aims to welcome 200,000 Chinese tourists by 2021

Emirate has launched many initiatives to attract more Chinese tourists

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Sharjah downtown, with the Central Souq in the foreground and downton's skyscrapers in the background, shoot in the afternoon.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Sharjah downtown, with the Central Souq in the foreground and downton's skyscrapers in the background, shoot in the afternoon.

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BEIJING: Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, CEO of the Sharjah FDI Office, "Invest in Sharjah," announced that the number of Chinese tourists visiting Sharjah amounted to 68,000 in 2018, adding that the emirate aims to raise this number to around 200,000 by 2021.

Al Musharrkh highlighted available investment opportunities and the facilitations provided by Sharjah to investors in its free zones and Sharjah International Airport.

He also stressed that the forum will increase the number of investment opportunities available to both countries while affirming that the facilitations provided by the UAE, especially Sharjah, aim to encourage Chinese investors to make the country their preferred investment destination and their headquarters for expanding to markets in the Middle East and North Africa.

Sharjah has launched many initiatives to attract more Chinese tourists, he further added while pointing out that the emirate’s developed tourism facilities make it an attractive destination for tourists from around the world.

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2019.

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