WATCH: Shaikh Mohammed launches Dh1.3b plan for Hatta

WATCH: Shaikh Mohammed launches Dh1.3b plan for Hatta

The plan aims to make the area a world class environmental tourist destination in the region.



By Staff Reporter

Published: Tue 8 Nov 2016, 9:55 PM

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched a Dh1.3 billion comprehensive development plan for the Hatta area.
The plan aims to make the area a world class environmental tourist destination in the region.
Shaikh Mohammed said that the UAE's development plan is on track to achieve ambitious objectives across the various economic, social and cultural sectors that aim to serve citizens and the nation. He stressed the importance of consolidating efforts of various government entities to maximise benefits for citizens from development projects that are part of the UAE 2021 vision.
He also urged the "ideal utilisation" of the youth's capacities as well as the "balanced utilisation" of natural and environmental resources available in the UAE.
"Youth are key for future development, and extending their involvement across various sectors is a strategic priority. We support them to unleash their positive energy and assist them to identify the opportunities to access the job market through unconventional paths - mainly in entrepreneurship," said Shaikh Mohammed.

He said the UAE has several areas that offer ambitious economic opportunities, which are currently being assessed through a comprehensive development plan that involve economic and social development. This aims to boost the development of these areas as it has a positive impact on creating more jobs.
The launch event was also attended by Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai; Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; and other top officials.
- reporters@khaleejtimes.com


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