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UAE hosts Arab Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction

Challenges facing housing sector across the Arab World discussed at event held in Dubai on 6 October 2019

The 36th Arab Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction.
Wam
The 36th Arab Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction.

The 36th Arab Ministerial Council for Housing and Construction was held in Dubai on 6 October 2019, and marked the UAE taking over the council’s presidency from Bahrain for the 2019-20 session.

According to UAE state news agency, Wam, the council meeting focused on the challenges facing the housing and urban development sectors in the Arab region, and took place on the sidelines of the third Arab Ministerial Forum on Housing and Urban Development, held on 7-8 October in the city.

The meeting was attended by UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development, Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi; Bahrain’s Minister of Housing, Bassem bin Yaqoub Al Hamar; assistant secretary general and deputy executive director of United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), Victor Kisob; assistant secretary general and head of economic affairs at League of Arab States, Kamal Hassan Ali; Arab ministers of housing and construction; and representatives of regional and international organisations. 

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