SHARJAH, As part of its Tawasal (Connect) initiative, launched early this year, Sharjah Press Club, a part of Sharjah Government Media Bureau, SGMB, on Tuesday organised a meeting between representatives of the local media and officials from the Municipality of Sharjah.

Held in the Positivity Hall at the municipality's headquarters, the meeting was attended by Thabit Salim Al Turaifi, Director-General of the Sharjah Municipality, Tariq Saeed Allay, Director of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, and Asmaa Al Juwaied, Manager of the Sharjah Press Club, as well as senior officials from the municipality.

Al Turaifi stressed the municipality's keenness to ensure continued development and provision of best services in line with the directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

He also stressed the entity's keenness to promote communication with the various media.

The Director-General of the Sharjah Municipality introduced media representatives to the different facilities and departments of the municipality's as part of a detailed session on its work mechanisms and methods to achieve the happiness of both employees and clients, its top priority.

He pointed to the various developments in Sharjah's media sector, lauding the role of the Sharjah Media Council, chaired by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, in the consolidation of the media status of the emirate on the world map.

Al Turaifi expressed his gratitude to the Sharjah Press Club for organising the discussion, which strengthens the ties between the media and the municipality and supports the exchange of views and development proposals in the service of public interest.

Tariq Allay asserted the bureau's keenness to work hand-in-hand with the various government bodies in Sharjah under the directives of the Sharjah Ruler. He expressed his deep appreciation for the efforts of the media in disseminating Sharjah's message and supporting its development efforts.

He pointed out that the Tawasal initiative is part of the SGMB's programmes and plans aimed at enhancing communication between Sharjah's various government entities in Sharjah and local and international media.

The meeting highlighted the municipality's services and achievements over the past few years, together with its continuous efforts to serve the public and complete their transactions efficiently and effectively according to the latest international standards.

The municipality officials stressed that their doors are always open to both the media and the public and that all proposals and complaints are handled with the utmost importance and care.

Source: Emirates News Agency