Dubai Municipality projects enrich real estate environment at Cityscape
Dubai Municipality projects are enriching real estate environment at Cityscape 2019, which is being held from 25 to 27 September at the Dubai World Trade Center. The Municipality’s participation in the real estate event is part of its efforts as a service department and its role in meeting the needs of the community, and to enhance the real estate environment in the Emirate of Dubai, and in order to apply the best practices in the field of environmental conservation following the best projects in this area.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Aviation Authority and CEO and Chairman of Emirates Group, visited the Dubai Municipality pavilion where he was received by Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General and a number of officials from the Municipality.
“We are delighted to participate in one of the largest and most internationally acclaimed exhibitions as the largest and most influential event in real estate investment and development in emerging markets,” said Al Hajri.
“The event always comes with a wide variety of exceptional projects. Our goal is to highlight the development efforts of the Municipality, which are concerned with the development of infrastructure and urbanization of the city, by presenting projects that contain the elements of innovation and future visions,” he said.
“Dubai presents every day a new achievement for the world. We are facing a new challenge to create new business concepts and mechanisms that reshape the business system, to make Dubai a gateway to the future and the application of future ideas,” Al Hajri pointed out.
The Municipality pavilion in the Cityscape 2019 contains many exhibits that reflect its activities and efforts in preserving the environment, in addition to future investment projects in the Emirate of Dubai. The Municipality also screened a number of films about its efforts in the development process and the provision of services to the community and the modern systems followed by the Municipality in various fields.
One of the participating projects is the Mohammed Bin Rashid Library Project, a unique project to serve the educational, cultural and tourism movement, and one of the specialized projects linked with the latest technology, and a distinctive mark on the Dubai tourist map. The project, which looks like an open book, is being constructed at an area of 54,000 square meters and is located on the Dubai Creek in Al Jaddaf area.
Another exhibit is the recently opened Quranic Park, a modern cultural project that emerges from the cultural and scientific achievements of Islam. The Park is a wonderful opportunity to explain meanings of many miracles contained in the Holy Quran in the scientific and medical fields as well as a collection of plants mentioned in the Quran and the Sunnah.
The Municipality exhibits also included the Crocodile Park, which is coming up at an area of 20,000 square meters. The project aims to establish an ecological reserve that provides the best means of transport, nutrition and healthcare for crocodiles.
Dubai Safari, one of the emirate’s most important tourist and leisure destinations, offers visitors the chance to enjoy wildlife from around the world. The park boasts of some 2,500 animals from around the world and covers an area of 1.2 million square meters, allowing it to receive about 10,000 visitors a day.
The Waste-to-Energy project, the first of its kind in the world in terms of absorptive capacity for solid waste treatment and conversion into energy, is a project to enhance the sustainability of natural resources, integrated waste management and achieve the emirate’s strategic goals of landfill diversion by 2030. It will also contribute to the achievement of the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy.
The wastewater treatment project in Al Habab area with local natural plants, and selected treatment method, will provide high quality irrigation water to be used in irrigation works for the neighboring farms. The plant will be free of odors, and will introduce new technology in the field of wastewater treatment, as well as study its positive impact and keep pace with the scientific development in the field of treatment.
The exhibition also features the Dubai Frame, one of the state-of-the-art cultural landmarks in the UAE that captures spectacular views of ancient and modern Dubai within a single frame, becoming a bridge connecting the emirate’s past with its thriving present. The Dubai Frame offers panoramic views of the entire city of Dubai, telling its story through time from its inception to its ambitious plans for a bright future.
The Municipality pavilion also promotes the Dubai International Award for Best Practices, highlighting the following categories: Innovative Best Practices in Urban Planning and Urban Development and Best Practices in Building and Sustainable Buildings and Smart Building.