By Sam Bridge
Plans announced to build a residential project in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi to support projects such as the first nuclear power plants
Plans have been announced to build a major residential project in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi to support large-scale projects such as the UAE's first nuclear power plants.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, announced the development of the AED2.3 billion ($630 million) development.
The project aims to accommodate and serve employees and their families, state news agency WAM said, adding that the Mudun Real Estate Company will prepare the plan for final approval.
Sheikh Hamdan made the comments while receiving Falah Mohammed Al Ahbabi, chairman of the Municipalities and Transport Department, Mohammed Al Hammadi, CEO of the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, and Mohammed Ali Al Mansouri, director-general of Al Dhafra Region Municipality.
Sheikh Hamdan highlighted the importance of long-term planning and launching development and strategic projects that aim to achieve development, through providing education, housing and community development services to the community and reinforcing the stability, prosperity and advancement of the region.
He also pointed out that related projects are currently being implemented in Al Dhafra, in line with the social, economic and development needs of the local community.
During the meeting, Sheikh Hamdan was briefed about the construction progress of the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant, along with other projects being built in Al Dhafra.For all the latest construction news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.