SHARJAH // Fourteen streets in Sharjah have been renamed to commemorate the emirate’s fallen servicemen.
The Directorate of City Planning and Survey began the renaming project in October 2015 according to the guidelines of Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah.
Streets have been renamed to remember Ahmed Ghulam Linjawi in the Nawf 3 area, Jamal Majid Al Muhairi on a street in Nawf 4, Waleed Mohammed Al Yasi in Nawf 2, Jumaa Jawhar Al Hammadi in Issa bin Aban in Qadisiya, Khalifa Badr Jawhar in the Hawma area, Huzeim Obaid Al Ali in West Hamriya, Youssef Hassan Al Abdooli in Rahmaniya 6, and Ghaleb Amer Salehin Rahmaniya 9.
Two streets in the Tarif area in Kalbaa were renamed after Rashid and Hamed Mohammed Al Blooshi, as well as another street in area 19 in Kalbaa which was renamed after Hassan Mohammed Al Tenaiji.
A street in Al Qalaa area in Kalbaa was named after Rashid Nasser Al Zaabi. Lulua Street in Khorfakkan was renamed after Saif Issa Al Naqbi. A street in Moghaider area in Kalbaa was named after Mohammed Ismail.