Dubai Ruler inspects Meydan's District One project
H H Sheikh Mohammed reviewed models of the $6.8bn project, which will be built on an area that stretches along 50 million sqm
Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai H H Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum toured the construction site of Dubai One project located at Mohammed Bin Rashid City.
He was accompanied by Dubai Crown Prince H H Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, director general of Dubai’s Protocol and Hospitality Department Khalifa Saeed Suleiman and a number of engineers and officials involved in the project.
Sheikh Mohammed reviewed models of the $6.8bn (AED25bn) project, which will be built on an area that stretches along 50 million sqm.
Sheikh Mohammed was briefed by Saeed Al Tayer, chairman of the board and CEO of Meydan, the project developer, who said, "The project will offer a range of phenomenal features and activities including parks, man-made beaches and a 7km stretch of Crystal Lagoons offering a true beachside and active lifestyle."
The first phase of the development is located between Meydan and Al Khail Road and is scheduled for completion before 2020.
Sheikh Mohammed also inspected the project's show villas, featuring modern Arabic, Mediterranean, and Contemporary styles. He endorsed the project and directed the implementation of its four phases in accordance with its timeline.
Sheikh Mohammed said, “We are keen on giving thorough attention to the security of the UAE’s citizens and expatriate residents, their social and family stability and spread of happiness in every home and district, as well as to make happiness a culture in our homeland."