Dh267m being spent on 13 govt housing projects

DUBAI - As per the directives of Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Industry and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, the municipality is currently undertaking the design and construction of some 13 government housing projects in various parts of the emirate at a total cost of Dh267 million.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Thu 5 Aug 2004, 9:58 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 1:09 PM

This was announced by Qassim Sultan, Director General of Dubai Municipality, who noted that projects aim at providing proper housing to citizens in various parts of the emirate.

He said the Government Housing Section at the department is currently designing some six housing projects at a total cost of Dh140 million which include a project for building 15 government houses in Hatta at a cost of Dh14.17 million, another project for constructing nine houses in Al Selma in Hatta for a total cost of Dh6.38 million, two houses in another Hatta village at a cost of Dh1.2 million, 21 houses in Lesely at a cost of Dh15.12 million, 87 houses in Al Mizhar at Dh45 million and 10 houses in Hor Al Anz at a cost of Dh3.2 million.

Mr Sultan said seven projects are currently under construction with an overall cost of Dh107.89 million. These include 73 houses in Lehbab (Dh56 million), 24 houses in another Lehbab village (Dh18.37 million), 12 houses in Zabeel (Dh10.14 million), a grand mosque in Port Saeed area (Dh8.87 million), grand mosque in Al Qouz for 300 worshippers (Dh1.56 million), grand mosque in Al Garhoud (Dh9.85 million) and compound wall for the Sewage Treatment Plant in Jebel Ali at a cost of Dh3.1 million.

The department is also undertaking the maintenance and addition of 96 government houses in various parts of the emirate at a cost of Dh19.08 million.

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