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Sharjah Summer Promotions 2010 starts today

Saturday, June 19 - The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) launched the Sharjah Summer Promotions 2010 today with various promotional and cultural events. The campaign is being held in collaboration with several government departments and will run till July 20.


The aim of the campaign is to kick start business activities at malls and traditional marketplaces and is being held simultaneously with other festivals across the country, including Dubai Summer Surprises.


Festivities include shopping rewards, promotions, entertainment and cultural and traditional events that foster an atmosphere of leisure and fun throughout the summer vacation season.

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