Dubai Municipality recently announced three projects which has been approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality revealed that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, which will be located in Al Warqa 5 in Aweer Road in an area 400 hectares and includes Dubai Safari, Butterfly Park, golf courses, entertainment and recreational areas.
Dubai Safari is aimed at establishing a centre for wildlife in the world, providing a variety of environments appropriate to different animals, attract visitors from different parts of the world and use modern interactive methods in control and movement to ensure the distinctive and unique experience for visitors.
The stages of project include site preparation, preparing internal roads and infrastructure, gardening, landscaping and water bodies, transfer the existing zoo in Jumeirah to the new location and other facilities such as means of transport, restaurants, rest areas among others.
The second project lined up is the Dhow Wharfage Development at Deira Corniche, which is aimed to construct an additional integrated infrastructure to facilitate an increase in dhow trade through Dubai, which will make Dubai the economical center of import and export activities in the region.
The third project is the completion of Business Bay Canal and its Connection to the Sea. Ibrahim said that the aim of this project is to revive Business Bay Canal as a part of an integrated marine system which will improve the environmental state of the canal, as well as the upper part of the creek.