Dubai launches $354m development plan for Hatta
The plan aims to boost the area’s social and economic attractiveness as a world-class environmental tourist destination
Dubai’s ruler has launched a $354m (AED1.3bn) Comprehensive Development Plan for the emirate's Hatta area on Monday.
The plan aims to boost the area’s social and economic attractiveness as a world-class environmental tourist destination, according to WAM.
Announcing the project, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of and Ruler of Dubai, said: "The UAE’s development plan is on track to achieve ambitious objectives across various economic, social and cultural sectors that mainly aim to serve citizens and the nation.”
The extensive project will cover three sectors including economic and service, tourism and sports, and culture and education.
A dedicated board will oversee the plan and co-ordinate among various government entities.
The development plan is part of the UAE 2021 vision, a strategy aimed at making the UAE among the best countries in the world through development programmes in multiple areas across government.