A view of Abu Dhabi skyline.
ABU DHABI: The Abu Dhabi City Municipality and Abu Dhabi General Services Company (Musanada) are carrying out a number of infrastructure projects, lighting projects and investment and commercial projects in addition to building and levelling internal roads in Shakhbout City.
The internal road and infrastructure projects, which are being carried out by the two entities in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Housing Authority, cover 354 residential plots of land and an area of 109,500 square metres at a total cost of Dhs295.7 million.
The municipality and Musanada are also building 9.5 km roads, 16.4 km of sewer lines, 10.3 km of rainwater drainage lines, 10.8 km of potable water lines, 7.4 km of communication lines, 1.4 km of irrigation networks, 12 km of green belt 64 power substations scheduled to be handed over in the fourth quarter of this year.
Other projects include one for illuminating the city at a cost of Dhs4.6 million and communication, sewage and water and power pipeline projects for 423 plots of land at a cost of Dhs276.998 million.
There is also a joint investment project with the private sector for building a wedding hall at a cost of Dhs19.8 million. The hall, which will be built on a plot of land of 19,377 square metres in area, will have a floor area of 5,940 square metres and a rent area of 5,095 square metres.
In an unrelated development recently the Abu Dhabi City Municipality has stressed the necessity for members of the society to take care of their vehicles and not to leave them neglected in the streets and covered with dust, distorting the overall appearance of the city.
The municipality said it launched an initiative to extend the period of conciliation on seized vehicles from 7 days previously to 30 days from the date of vehicle impoundment, noting that conciliation within the legal grace period entitles the conciliator to pay half the incurred fine estimated at Dhs1,500 instead of Dhs3,000.
Emirates Water and Electricity Company (EWEC), has announced that ‘Noor Abu Dhabi’, the world’s largest single solar project, with a capacity of 1,177MW, has started commercial operation.
The Abu Dhabi Public Services Company (ADSSC), Musanada carried out two infrastructure projects in the city of Mohamed Bin Zayed, at a total cost of Dhs194.6 million.
The Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives of the UAE President has approved the funding of a number of new projects for the country, valued at Dhs900 million.
The Abu Dhabi Housing Authority will develop an integrated housing complex at the cost of Dhs1.882 billion for Emiratis. The project in Al Falah, on the outskirts of the city, with 899 new residences is expected to be completed in 36 months for delivery at the end of 2021.
The rapidly changing global communications landscape reinforces the need to create an enabling environment to develop and maintain effective government communication as it influences the reputation of governments and organisations in the international arena, said Chairman of Sharjah Media Council (SMC) Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi.
The debut Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Tolerance Award was presented to three individuals from different parts of the world recognising their outstanding efforts in strengthening the cause of humanitarianism at a glittering ceremony held in Dubai on Wednesday.
UAE residents and tourists have opportunities to learn about Indonesian history and culture as the Sharjah Institute for Heritage (SIH) opened the doors of the decades-old Bait Sheikh Sultan Bin Saqer Al Qasimi Al Gharbi House in Rolla on Tuesday evening for the “Republic of Indonesia Heritage Week.”