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Dubai Municipality discusses real estate procedure improvements

by Nikhil Pereira on Jun 12, 2017

There are currently close to 27,000 projects in Dubai.
There are currently close to 27,000 projects in Dubai.

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Dubai Municipality's Planning Department met real estate developers in Dubai to discuss procedure improvements on the service of review and approval of major urban projects.

The meeting was organised based on the principle of participation of customers and effective communication with them to brief some of the procedures to be introduced to the service.

Measures to take their views and feedback to reach the optimal solutions was also suggested, that helps achieve the goals of both parties leading to the improvement and development of the service.

The meeting was also part of the department’s willingness to realise the Municipality’s vision of, “Building a Happy and Sustainable City".

The meeting, chaired by Eng. Najeeb Mohammed Saleh, Director of Planning Department at Dubai Municipality, was attended by heads of sections, project coordinators, specialists and planners of the department.

The developers were represented by project officials from Emaar Properties, Dubai Holding, Meras Real Estate, Meydan, Dubai Investments and Wasl Properties.

The meeting discussed the requirements of the service to review and approve major urban projects and the possibility of adding requirements that contribute to accelerated completion of the final stages of approvals for these projects.

The authority said that the meeting was positive as the developers interacted with the proposals of the Planning Department in addition to giving suggestions of improvement and development from their perspective.

The Planning Department is said to study all proposals that were submitted by developers and will take them into account to be answered in the immediate future, after coordination with the concerned parties from other government agencies.