Construction works were endorsed by the UAE President’s Initiatives Committee


The UAE President’s Initiatives Committee has endorsed 420 construction projects at a cost of AED500 million ($136m).

The projects will be implemented across the country, according to a statement carried by UAE state news agency WAM.

During its meeting held on Tuesday and chaired by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs, the committee also reviewed the progress of the Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed City project in Fujairah. It is an integrated city in Al Hail area, Fujairah, spread over land area of 2.15 million square metres, and houses 1,100 residential units.

The committee approved connecting the internal sewerage network of the city with the sewerage system of Tanqia Company in Fujairah. The project also includes construction of pumping stations and pipelines as well as the expansion of pumping lines at a total cost of AED37 million.

The committee also reviewed the rehabilitation of landfills in the UAE.