Sharjah gearing up to welcome more Chinese tourists


Nearly 68,000 Chinese tourists visited Sharjah in 2018, but the emirate aims to raise this number to 200,000 by 2021.

The figures were revealed on the sidelines of the UAE-China Economic Forum in Beijing, which coincides with the state visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to China.

Speaking to national news agency WAM, Mohamed Juma Al Musharrkh, CEO of the Sharjah FDI Office highlighted the recent initiatives launched by the emirate to attract Chinese visitors.

He also stressed that the forum will increase the number of investment opportunities available to both countries.

More from Business

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • The Weekend Playlist

    8:00pm - 11:00pm

    Every Friday night Dubai Eye 103.8 plays you the greatest party classics and anthems all the way till Saturday morning!

  • Nights on Dubai Eye 103.8

    11:00pm - 7:00am

    Dubai Eye complements the conversation with the music you love from the eighties, nineties and newer.


On Dubai Eye

  • Meet Gift, female food delivery driver

    Gift came here from Nigeria and failed to find a job, until a pizza company offered her one. She's now one of the very few female delivery drivers in the UAE.


    Farmer's Kitchen is back for 2021!
    With our partners Spinneys, we are going to help you wave goodbye to boring dinners, cluttered fridges, and lumpy leftovers!