UAE approves infrastructure projects worth $111.6m
The approved projects include the renovation of the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Ajman, the development of a sewage network in Umm Al Quwain, and the construction of housing units in Al Ain
The UAE government has signed off on a number of infrastructure projects with a total value of $111.6m (AED410m).
The authorisation for the projects was handed out by the Follow up Committee of the Initiatives of the UAE President.
According to UAE state news agency, WAM, the projects will be carried out in implementation of the directives of President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the follow-up of HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The committee approved the first phase of an infrastructure project that will see a road built in Wadi Al-Qor, and another linking Al-Hubab roundabout and Nizwa Road, for an estimated cost of $78.95m (AED290m).
The committee also approved Phase 1 of the renovation of the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Ajman for $8.17m (AED30m).
Moreover, the committee authorised the construction of a sewage network in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain worth $5.72m (AED21), as well as the development of an internal road network and the construction of 168 housing units in the city of Kalba, for $4.08m (AED15m).
The committee also signed off on the construction of internal roads in the emirate of Ajman, a project that will reportedly cost $2.99 (AED11m); the upgrade of the Al Ajili road in Ras al-Khaimah, worth $3.81m (AED14m); and the construction of a housing project in Al Ain for $7.9m (AED29m).