His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai visited Dubai Municipality today.
During his visit, Sheikh Mohammed viewed blueprints of a number of projects that Dubai Municipality will implement in the emirate.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Deputy Ruler Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Director of Dubai Ruler's Court Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shibani, Director of Dubai Ruler's Office Lt. General Musabbah Rashid Al Fattan, Mohammed Juma Al Naboodah, and Dubai Director of Protocol and Hospitality Khalifa Saeed Suleiman.
Sheikh Mohammed attended a presentation offered by Director General of Dubai Municipality Engineer Hussain Nassir Lootah and his team on details of projects including the development of Al Mamzar Beach, Al Khoor waterfront, the new housing project at Al Barsha and Al Aweer, Jebel Ali chalets and restoration of Dubai’s old markets, ‘Souk Al Dukhoon’ and ‘Souk Al Jumaa’.
The presentation highlighted the significance of these projects as touristic attractions and added-economic value. Once completed, these projects will provide substantial services to Dubai’s residents and visitors such as spaces for outdoor activities with its green areas, shaded pedestrian flyovers and sidewalks.
During his visit, Sheikh Mohammed signed the Heritage Fingerprint Initiative, introduced by Architectural Heritage Department of Dubai Municipality aiming to boost Emirati culture and traditions as well as preserve architectural and social value.
Commending Dubai Municipality’s efforts, His Highness expressed satisfaction with the projects hoping that they will bring prosperity to UAE’s citizens and emphasise the country’s economic, cultural and touristic position in the regional and global map.