Shaikh Mohammed inspects Public Works Ministry

Dubai - Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum paid an inspectional visit today to the Ministry of Public Works in Dubai, accompanied by Deputy Ruler of Dubai HH Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

By (WAM)

Published: Sun 26 Jun 2011, 6:46 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:41 AM

He was received on arrival at the ministry by Minister of Public Works Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Undersecretary of the Ministry and a number of senior directors and officials.

At the outset of his tour, Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum viewed the models, plans and designs of new buildings and installations currently under execution in various emirates for the ministries and other federal authorities.

He also viewed the miniature model for the implementation of the initiative of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the development of infrastructure across the emirates and remote regions.

In the ministry’s meeting room, Shaikh Mohammed, flanked by Shaikh Maktoum, Shaikh Hamdan, Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi and a number of other senior officials, listened to a presentation on the comprehensive national plan for the development of remote regions and rural areas until 2030.

Giving the presentation, Director of rural planning at the Ministry Engineer Nadia Musallam said that the plan envisages the completion of development on short, medium and long term targets.

The requirements of the rural areas for the next two decades have been identified and they are not limited to the constructional needs, but the plan also takes into consideration the material, economic, social, cultural and environmental factors and the density of population’, she noted.

The plan, to be executed in coordination with the local governments, also includes integrated designs for roads, transportation and other utilities; she added.

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