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Dubai to open 4 parks in 4 days

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Filed on March 7, 2016 | Last updated on March 7, 2016 at 07.57 am
Dubai to open 4 parks in 4 days

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The Dh7-million Oud Al Muteena 1 Park is the largest among the new neighbourhood parks.


More green avenues for leisure are awaiting Dubai residents as the municipality will open four new neighbourhood parks during the 36th Plantation Week that began on Sunday.

These are located in residential areas of Al Twar 2, Oud Al Muteena 1, Mankhool and Al Warqa 2 and one each will be opened on each week day starting today. The new neighbourhood parks are built at a cost of Dh20.5 million.

"Play grounds and other basic facilities existing in neighbourhood parks are available in all these parks," Director of the Parks and Horticulture Department, Mohammed Abdul Rahman Al Awadi, told Khaleej Times.

Al Twar 2 Park has a plaza for women and children. The park in Warqaa 2 has a football court while that in Oud Al Muteena 1 has a jogging track and three other sport courts.

The Dh7-million Oud Al Muteena 1 Park is the largest among the new neighbourhood parks. It caters to the housing project for Emiratis by the Mohammed bin Rashid Housing Establishment.

Dubai currently has over 115 parks including community parks, neighbourhood parks and pond parks.

sajila@khaleejtimes.com





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