Sharjah: Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has visited ARADA’s projects in Aljada in Sharjah.
The Ruler was received by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Chairman of ARADA, Prince Khalid bin Al Waleed bin Talal Al Saud, Vice Chairman of ARADA, and several members of the board.
Sheikh Al Qasimi started the tour from the welcome center of “Shajar”, a nursery containing 130,000 trees carefully nurtured before being planted in Arada’s communities, spread over a 1.6 million square foot area, one of the largest nurseries in the UAE. The Ruler was briefed on the center’s services, containing numerous types of plants picked for “ARADA” projects, promoting environmental awareness.
The Sharjah Ruler listened to a detailed explanation of the modern techniques used in planting trees in the nursery, which includes 50 species, including Ghaf and Acacia trees, that are suitable for the climate in the country.
The most notable ARADA initiatives in Sharjah, including sustainability and environmental preservation, health and education, entertainment, and community service, were showcased in a visual presentation that was shown to Sheikh Al Qasimi.
The various projects and amenities that Aljada offers were presented to Sheikh Al Qasimi, including the schools, restaurants, cafes, green spaces, shopping centers, and entertainment and cultural districts.
The Ruler toured the “Nest” student accommodation complex, consisting of 12 buildings with 2,400 housing units.
The highly secured complex’s facilities provide the students with an optimal study environment and entertainment areas, including a games room, a music hall, and a gym.