(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) H. H. Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and ruler of Sharjah has ordered the demolition of residences rented by the Asian workers, overlooking the families' residences in Al Halwan district and others in Sharjah.
The owners of the houses will be compensated.
The remarks were made during the direct link programme over Sharjah TV and Radio in a reply to a phone call by Emirati woman who complained about existence of the Asian houses overlooking the family residences.
Sheikh Sultan said the dilapidated buildings would be demolished and others that need face-lifting would be renovated, and there would be spaces among the buildings.
He reassured the complainant Emirati woman, Umm Omer, and those who suffer similar problem in the Emirate of Sharjah that the problem would be solved soon during two to three days. He apolgised to the families because of this inconvenience.
The Sharjah Ruler said the houses rented by the Asian workers were actually constructed for Emiratis who rented them to the Asians when they moved to the new residences.