HH Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced the opening of its latest tourism project, Al Suhub Rest Area, located 600 m above sea level in Khor Fakkan.
The new tourism development consists of two floors with a total area of 2,788 sq m. The ground floor includes a restaurant and a cafe that can accommodate 88 visitors in the inner hall and 48 in the outer balcony, while the basement contains a multi-purpose hall, separate prayer rooms for men and women, toilets, and service and administrative facilities.
On his arrival, Dr. Sheikh Sultan unveiled the plaque, marking the official inauguration, and then toured the project on a modern road, which has been designed to the best global standards.
He was then briefed on the Al Suhub Rest Area by Engineer Salah Bin Butti Al Muhairi, Head of the Initiatives Implementation Authority (Mubadara).
Al Suhub Rest Area, which has been implemented on an area of 10,250 sq m, features large green spaces, where 8,700 trees were planted.
The children's play area covers 541sq m and is surrounded by a variety of plants and trees.
The 6.5 km road leading to the Al Suhub area features two lanes for ascent and one for the descent. The road slopes range between three per cent and 9.7 percent, ensuring the safety of visitors, said the Mubadara officials.
The Sharjah ruler concluded his tour by inaugurating the 3-km-long mountain path that connects Al Suhub Rest Area with the Al Rafisah Dam.
The path provides a unique experience for adventure lovers to enjoy their favourite activities and provides a spectacular view of the Khor Fakkan mountains, they added.-TradeArabia News Service