Work is currently under way on several tourism projects in Sharjah including the Jabal Al Kitab Resthouse, being constructed 950 m above sea level in Kalba and linked to the city through the Wadi Al-Hilu tunnel and the Sharjah-Kalba road.
The project also includes in its upcoming stages about 1,000 residential villas that were designed in line with the nature of the mountain site, providing distinct view of the coast of the city of Kalba and the valleys surrounding the project with the development of community services required for the residents.
The project will also include a five-star tourist hotel with a capacity of 80 rooms, with distinctive hotel services.
HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, yesterday (January 19) visited these project sites and inspected the ongoing tourism projects in the Wadi Al Hilu and Al Ghail Dam in Kalba city.
He kicked off his tour with a visit to the Jabal Al Kitab resthouse project site. The inspection tour comes within the framework of Sheikh Sultan’s keenness to personally review the progress work of a number of projects that he had directed during his previous visits to the city.
The Sharjah ruler was later briefed by Salah Bin Butti Al Muhairi about the project, which aims to connect five mountain peaks to each other through a set of roads and paths, contributing in provide a unique and distinctive experience to the public.
The project, being designed to preserve the nature of the mountain environment to meet the need of the people, will be developed in several phases, it stated.
Dr. Sheikh Sultan also inspected the progress of work in the Al Hafiya rest house, which is located next to the new Al Hayar tunnel, including various service facilities such as a mosque, restaurants and public service buildings.
He later inspected the Al Ghail Dam resting project, which overlooks a natural water body.
The project is divided into 3 sections, including the rest area, which consists of different services and facilities that serve the public’s needs, trailer parks, and the mountain hiking trail.-TradeArabia News Service