Subsequent to Edict No. 1 promulgated by HH Sheikh Hamad Bin Mohammed Al-Sharqi in March 2009, the FNRA was established as an autonomous entity overseen by the Government of Fujairah.
The FNRC aims at conducting earth-related studies and geological researches and dissertations, in addition to carrying out diversified surveys in order to develop the sectors of rocks, minerals and oil in particular and to optimally use the natural resources located within the boundaries of the Emirate in general.
The Corporation is also concerned with drawing geological maps and prospecting alongside with carrying out studies pertinent to geological risks and to provide services to the public. Moreover, the FNRC acts on the arrangement of licenses, permits, rights, agreements, and concessions related to rocks and minerals in order to streamline and facilitate the setup procedures of the necessary projects that would boost the domestic and foreign rocks and minerals investments and further to provide the proper conditions for all current and new entrepreneurs and investors with the aim to improve the services.
In addition, the FNRC aims at monitoring all activities and evaluating the ecological impact, and hence providing protection for the consumer, public safety and environment in terms of operations and mining and at appraising the extent of commitment and adherence to the laws and rules and regulations enforced in this regard.
Based on the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah. Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation(FNRC) was founded to work on the organization of the concept of using natural resources to ensure the continuity of life in such a manner that will preserve our environment and build our future.
The Corporation aims to conduct studies, research and geological surveys for the development of various sectors of rocks and minerals and is working to monitor all activities and environmental impact assessment to ensure the protection of the consumer and the environment and providing advice and information in the fields of natural resources.
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Fujairah Natural Resources Corporation (FNRC) is providing number of facilities and services to the companies that desire to invest in field of natural resources in the emirate of Fujairah.
Unlike the other six (6) Emirates overlooking the Arabian Gulf, Fujairah is characterized by its 90 km long coast along the Gulf of Oman.
Thanks to such unique location, the Emirate is marked by its easy access to major shipping ports all over the world, which has made the Emirate an attractive port for investors and entrepreneurs across the entire world.
Furthermore, the Emirate is marked by a chain of rough and rugged mountains. The East Coast lies between the rough mountains and the Gulf of Oman. With its many ranches and orchards, it is considered the most fertile area in the State.
Moreover, the East Coast features remarkable touristic must-sees with its beaches stretched out along the coastal line and the high-rising mountains in several areas adjacent to the beaches, natural valleys and panoramic view cliffs, in addition to the mineral water used for treatment.
In terms of area, Fujairah is estimated at 1165 square kilometers , which puts the Emirate in fifth position among the other six emirates.