In pictures: Emaar's groundbreaking ceremony held for 'The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour' project

Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper.
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum (2nd R), Ruler of Dubai, Mohammad Alabbar (L), chairman of Emaar Properties, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (2nd L), Crown Prince of Dubai, and Sheikh Ahmad Bin Saeed al-Maktoum (R), President of Dubai Civil Aviation, Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates airline and Group, are seem during a groundbreaking ceremony of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour on October 10, 2016 in the Gulf Emirate. Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have observation decks providing 360-degree views of the coastal city. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mohammad Alabbar (R), chairman of Emaar Properties, speaks to the press during a groundbreaking ceremony of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour on October 10, 2016 in the Gulf Emirate. Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have observation decks providing 360-degree views of the coastal city. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum (2nd L), Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (L), Crown Prince of Dubai, are seem during a groundbreaking ceremony of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour on October 10, 2016 in the Gulf Emirate. Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have observation decks providing 360-degree views of the coastal city. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Mohammad Alabbar (R), chairman of Emaar Properties, speaks to the press during a groundbreaking ceremony of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour on October 10, 2016 in the Gulf Emirate. Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have observation decks providing 360-degree views of the coastal city. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum (R), Ruler of Dubai, Mohammad Alabbar (L), chairman of Emaar Properties and Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum (C), Crown Prince of Dubai, are seem during a groundbreaking ceremony of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour on October 10, 2016 in the Gulf Emirate. Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have observation decks providing 360-degree views of the coastal city. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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Construction cranes are seem during a groundbreaking ceremony of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour on October 10, 2016 in the Gulf Emirate. Dubai began construction work on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. Designed by Spanish-Swiss architect Santiago Calatrava Valls, the tower will have observation decks providing 360-degree views of the coastal city. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)
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