DUBAI // Residential, recreational and service projects from Dubai Municipality estimated to cost more than Dh20 million were reviewed on Monday by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The projects include a sustainable project with homes to accommodate 160,000 Emiratis near the Al Aweer roundabout.
Solar panels on roofs will generate 200 megawatts and the city will recycle more than 40,000 cubic metres of water when work is completed by 2020, according to Wam, the state news agency.
A boats market to be located in Al Barsha will include a man-made lake and aims to transform Dubai into a hub for manufacture of boats and fishing equipment.
Sheikh Mohammed also reviewed the palm park project that will showcase 150 palm trees, and met Unesco representatives about Dubai Creek featuring in the World Heritage list.