SHARJAH, The Supreme Committee for Sharjah Age-friendly Cities convened its tenth meeting on Tuesday at the Sharjah Ruler's Office under the Chairmanship of Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Ruler's Office.

Following the recommendations of the previous meeting, the meeting discussed the results of the strategic plan for the years 2017-2020, where the meeting reviewed the achievements of the plan since the start of the program in 2017 until last November, the completion rate reached 52 percent of the total number of initiatives that were recommended by the various agencies, institutions and government departments.

The meeting appreciated the progress achieved at all eight levels and initiatives in support of the programme which was achieved during the last period, compared to the period of the comprehensive strategic plan which extends until 2020, which is a positive indicator of the close and fruitful cooperation between the various parties.

The meeting discussed the results achieved in the axes of the strategic plan of the Higher Committee. The meeting also discussed the success of the initiatives supporting the programme in the statistical and information fields and the initiatives of the Executive Council of Sharjah of Age-friendly Cities.

During the meeting, the committee reviewed the immense work and efforts by various local authorities in the Government of Sharjah to counter the standards set for the Global Network for Age-friendly Cities.

Source: Emirates News Agency