Sharjah Water festival to boost tourism

sharjah-water-festivalDubai: Sharjah-based Dana Gas, the Middle East’s first and largest regional private sector natural gas company, will be the main sponsor of the Sharjah Water Festival 2009.

The festival — an initiative from the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA)  is one of its main events that put the emirate on the international map through sports.

Mohammad Ali Al Noma’n, Director General, SCTDA, announced Dana Gas said: “Following the resounding success of the previous editions we once again want to face this huge challenge of further improving on innovative entertainment for the family so as to make Sharjah a popular destination to all,” he said.

Ahmad Al Arbeed, CEO, Dana Gas said his company was committed to supporting such activities.

This year’s event will feature a host of exciting activities.

About Sharjah – Etisalat Water Festival

In a bid to repeat the resounding success story in the Formula 1 powerboat race, and to implement the directions of H.H Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and the generous support of H.H Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has conceptualized an entertainment, family oriented, tourist sport festival, that offers miscellaneous activities designed to create a fun environment that focuses on the culture, history and heritage of the emirate in a sophisticated educational manner.

Gaining a further momentum from the direct support and supervision of SCTDA Chairman, Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, this

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