A Dh1.264 billion ($344m) housing project for Emiratis was inaugurated in Al Mirfa City, Al Dhafra on Tuesday.
Al Mughirah housing project, which includes 410 villas for UAE citizens, combines modern design with features inspired by Emirati culture.
The project was inaugurated by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed, the Ruler's Representative in the Al Dhafra region.
It was built on the orders of President Sheikh Khalifa, with support from Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
Sheikh Hamdan toured the project on Tuesday and was briefed on the buildings’ specifications and the advantages of their external and internal designs.
The residential project spans an area of 2,060,000 square metres. Each of the villas is 543 square metres in size, built on a plot of 1,080 square metres.
Located on the coast, Al Mughirah includes four mosques, facilities for 30 shops, 13 parks and beach facilities.
Sheikh Hamdan said Al Mughirah housing project aims to provide an integrated Emirati neighbourhood that meets the needs of UAE families by providing the best quality and design in line with sustainability requirements.
The project was delivered by Abu Dhabi Housing Authority, in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Public Services Company, Musanada, in line with the specifications of the Emirati Neighbourhood project.