Abu Dhabi’s Al Qana ‘on track’ for completion by Q4 2020

Construction on the region’s largest aquarium has hit 90%, while 80% of its cinema is also completed

Construction on Al Qana's The National Aquarium has reached 90%
Construction on Al Qana's The National Aquarium has reached 90%

Al Barakah International Investment has confirmed that Abu Dhabi’s Al Qana destination is on track to be completed by Q4 2020 after revealing that the region’s largest aquarium has reached 90% completion and the largest standalone cinema in the UAE capital has hit 80%.

The developer revealed in a statement that the construction of Al Qana has cost $272.2m (AED 1bn) so far.

Additionally, Al Barakah said that all four pedestrian bridges had been installed and basement parking facilities had been completed.

Commenting on the construction progress, Al Barakah International Investment CEO, Fouad Mashal, said: “Al Qana will support the transformation of Abu Dhabi’s landscape. It’s a destination for the whole family where the great diversity of the capital will be celebrated.”

He added: “The project has a clear plan and timeline in place despite the pandemic. By following guidelines from the relevant authorities, we have also successfully maintained very high health and safety measures for our office and construction site workers.”

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