21 projects worth over Dh 2 billion planned for Dubai

Dubai Municipality is assessing and analysing 14 projects worth up to Dh1.29 billion currently under process, one of which is the Mohammad Bin Rashid Library which will cost around Dh385 million.

Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said; Dubai Municipality is planning to carry out 21 projects across the emirate. Director-General also said, these 21 projects are worth more than Dh2 billion.  Among the projects the municipality will be working on is a multi-storey parking complex for the Dubai Central Laboratory which will be worth around Dh19 million and The Jebal Ali Clinic will cost up to Dh18 million. In addition, Dubai Science Future Museum, which will cost up to Dh970 million.

Dubai Science Future Museum will launch in 2017 near Emirates Towers area on Shaikh Zayed Road in Dubai.  The announcement was made earlier this year by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. His Highness Shaikh Mohammad also said at the opening that the  museum will serve as an incubator for ideas and designs.

The Mohammad Bin Rashid E-college, also a project among the 14 listed. This project will be worth approximately Dh320 million. Four consultants have applied for this project and the labour court building project which will cost up to Dh133 million currently in the first phase.

The Mohammad Bin Rashid E-college will be worth approximately Dh320 million and bids for the project have already been looked over. However, technical studies for the project are currently ongoing.

Dubai Municipality other projects include building accommodation complexes for paramedics working for Dubai Foundation for Ambulance Services [expected to cost about Dh60 million] and Public Health Pest control building project [Estimated value of Dh25 million].  Hussain Nasser Lootah, also said that, Out of 21 projects 14 projects worth up to Dh1.29 billion currently under process. Mohammad Bin Rashid Library which will cost around Dh385 million also a project among these 14.

A total of 234 accommodations will be built in Deira and Bur Dubai with an estimated value of Dh70 million. Dubai Municipality has already received offers from 10 contractors, and bids will be assessed by the municipality next week.

Municipality building worth Dh85 million which will be opening in Hor Al Anz area. There will also be a new municipality building in Al Garhoud area with the same offices and departments to be opened soon, said Lootah. He also added, another multi-storey car pack will be built in Al Garhoud area worth Dh40 million and the municipality office in Hatta worth Dh7 million . In addition, Another Dubai Municipality project is accommodation for municipality employees located in the Dry Docks area, currently in its final phase with a value of Dh62 million.

He also added, The expansion plan for Al Twar centre currently in its final stage of design.

Assessments for all projects are still ongoing, with many currently in the initial stages.