The overall infrastructure budget for 2017 will be AED22bn, an increase of 7% on last year ©123RF
The overall infrastructure budget for 2017 will be AED22bn, an increase of 7% on last year ©123RF

Sharjah announces infrastructure spending boost

10 January 2017

Sharjah has allocated roughly 30% of government spending in 2017 to infrastructure in the largest budget in the history of the emirate.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, chairman of the Central Department of Finance (CDF) in Sharjah, said the overall budget would be AED22bn, according to the state news agency WAM.

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