Dubai-based telco du has signed an agreement to transform Ajman's Rumaila District into a smart residential area.
Ajman's Municipality and Planning Department (MPD) and du will work jointly on the Smart Rumaila District Project, state news agency WAM reported.
Abdulrahman Mohamed Al Nuaimi, MPD director-general, and Jihad Tayara, vice president Business Development and Partnerships - New Business and Innovation at du, signed the agreement.
Du will design, build and operate smart systems in selected buildings on Omar bin Al Khattab Road using the latest methods for "building management, renewable energy, energy saving and the highest standards of safety and well-being for both residents and visitors", WAM added.
This also include sustainable and smart systems for telecommunications, street lighting, waste management and car parking areas.
The Rumaila neigbourhood is located in the middle of old Ajman city, overlooking Ajman Cornish, and surrounded by Al Rifa'ah, Al Nakhil, Al Rashidiya and Al Mirgab districts.
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