In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed launches Dubai Arena at City Walk

Dubai Arena at City Walk the largest multipurpose, fully air-conditioned indoor arena in the Middle East with capacity to accommodate 17,000 visitors for a variety of events.
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai tours new Dubai Arena at City Walk.
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Shaikh Mohammad was briefed about the facilities at Dubai Arena in City Walk.
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Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied during his visit by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council; H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; and H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.
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Sheikh Mohammed tours new Dubai Arena at City Walk.
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The new multi-purpose arena developed by Meraas at City Walk.
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The venue is the largest indoor arena of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region.
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One of the world’s biggest event and hospitality destinations, Dubai Arena is set to reinforce Dubai’s reputation in the tourism and family entertainment sector.
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The development of the venue is aligned with the objectives outlined in ‘Dubai’s Tourism Vision 2020’ and the ‘Dubai Tourism Strategy’ that aims to attract 25 million tourists a year by 2025.
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Dubai Arena is set to enhance Dubai’s entertainment scene, attract the best live entertainment acts and international sport events, and offer residents and visitors the very best in modern entertainment experiences in the heart of the emirate.