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Free Zone of Fujairah offers excellent connectivity, to the world; by air through Fujairah International Airport, by sea - through the multipurpose Port of Fujairah, and by road to all major cities of GCC, West Asia and beyond.
UAE's only airport on the east coast became operational on October 29,1987, reflecting the Emirate's growing importance as a center for aviation, commerce and tourism. Strategically located, Fujairah International Airport is the ideal trading and transit point in the booming sea-air cargo business between East and West, with the Emirate's modern seaport in close proximity.
The Fujairah Tourism and Antiquities Authority was established by the Government of Fujairah to develop a solid infrastructure to promote tourism in Fujairah both locally and internationally. The Authority is responsible for establishing Fujairah as a premier affordable destination for leisure and adventure travel. In order to achieve its goals, the Authority has a Government mandate to license, regulate and monitor the emirate's hospitality industry.
It offers efficient and common Customs facilities for users of the Free Zone of Fujairah, Port of Fujairah, Fujairah International Airport and the Dibba Sea Port. Fujairah Customs Department's procedures and formalities have been streamlined and simplified over a period of time, leading to convenient operations and faster movement of sea/air cargo.
The Municipality of Fujairah is committed to improving the standard of living of the public by providing modern facilities to the various sectors such as health, education, cleaning, transportation and roads, water and electricity, city and village planning and protection of the environment. The Municipality plays an important role in the economic and commercial activities in Fujairah and has uncomplicated regulations for issuing of licenses for commercial, service, industrial, building and construction activities.
The Port of Fujairah is the largest Multi Purpose Port on the Eastern Seaboard of the UAE. Its strategic position has proved attractive to both the range of users of the multi- purpose Port and the significant numbers of vessels calling at the Fujairah Anchorage for Bunkers, Supplies and Service. Fujairah along with Singapore and Rotterdam ranks as one of the top 3 Bunkering points in the World.
The Department of Industry and Economy is the focal point of economic activities in Fujairah. The department plays a leading role in working out regulations and plans for the Emirate's comprehensive development. The functions of the department include supervision and direction of economic activities and preparation of feasibility studies on new investment projects in the agricultural, industrial and commercial fields.
The Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation was established in 2009. The corporation is concerned with policies on use of natural resources according to the requirements set forth in the Economic and Social Development Programs in the Emirate of Fujairah. In addition, several geology-related researches, studies, surveys, excavation, prospecting and the optimal use of natural resources of Fujairah. The FNRC is also concerned with promoting investments in the fields of oil and mining, domestically and internationally alike.
Fujairah Culture and Media Authority (FCMA) was founded by an Emiri Decree in 2006 to contribute to the development of cultural and information institutions in the United Arab Emirates in general and Fujairah in particular, and to support the development of human skills and knowledge in accordance with our Arabic and Islamic values. FCMA's work stems from the vision of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammad Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, who believes in the role of culture in building and developing human societies.
The department, which was established by Decree issued by, His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah. The Fujairah Government Human Resources Department's work involves management and support of human resources by developing the legal and organizational structure of government human resources, updating human resources practices and leading and planning the processes of building national capabilities.
Dibba Al Fujairah Municipality was established on the fourth of March 1981 according to prince decree number 5/1981 by His Highness the Ruler of Fujairah "God bless him", Decree of establishment has 13 materials, At the beginning of Decree said "Dibba AL Fujairah Municipality is established with its own formality independently. It is responsible in front of His Highness about the performance of her duties properly". Dibba Municipality considered as one of the first development institutions in at Dibba town are related basically on Urban planning, building arrangements, develop advanced infrastructure, raise the level of public health and environment, organize the activities and economic license and finally supervise on public buildings.
Continuous eager and determination of H.H Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohamed Al-Sharqi – Ruler of Fujairah - Allah Save and protect him, for better, decent life hood and raising living standard of citizens, His Highness ordered (Order No : 1/2010) to establish a foundation named Fujairah Foundation for Region Development (FFRD). According to his Order No: 2/2010 His Highness suggested to make a committee to supervise this foundation with presidency of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah – Allah save and protect him. FFRD was established and started its activities on 07/03/2010. And it has independent administrative and financial autonomy as well as independent legal personality and capacity to fulfill its aims.
The Finance Department was founded in accordance with the work requirements of Government of Fujairah in the end of 1960′s aiming at taking care of all financial and economic affairs in the Emirate of Fujairah. The Finance Department is responsible for financing all developmental projects of the government of Fujairah in accordance with the directives of H.H Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohamed Al-Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, and follow-up of all different agreements and contracts carried out by the department in addition to supervising and controlling implementation thereof.
Upon the directives, blessings and initiative of His Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohamed Al-Sharqi (Member of the Supreme Council - Ruler of Fujairah). He directed the establishment of a Council for Education Care and Academic Affairs that to be under the auspices and related directly to His Highness. Emiri Decree No. (4) of 2005 relating to the establishment of a Council for Education Care and Academic Affairs.the relevant educational institutes.
The Center Issues and distributes an Annual Statistical Book and an e-book on Fujairah Statistics, so far 15 statistical book have been issued and distributed to Local authorities, private sector, embassies and missions of UAE abroad.
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