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Bahrain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism, HE Zayed R Al Zayani, opens the world’s first underwater theme park, Dive Bahrain.
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The 70-metre long decommissioned Boeing 747 aircraft is the centrepiece of Bahrain’s new underwater theme park.
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Phase 1 of the project, which included submerging the aircraft 20-22m deep in the North of Bahrain.
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Phase 2 will feature several structures, including a replica of a traditional Bahraini pearl merchant’s house, a project that is being overseen and sponsored by Diyar Al Muharraq.
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The park will also feature an artificial coral reef and other sculptures that will be fabricated and submerged to serve as a habitat for marine life and support the growth of coral reef.
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The team confirmed that all safety requirements were met to offer a safe experience for the public.