DUBAI 4 March 2019: Dubai Municipality has begun building 50 playgrounds and squares for children in residential areas throughout the city.
The project, carried out under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, is a result of his keenness to provide residents with healthy lifestyles, along with high-quality services.
“The playgrounds will be completed by the end of 2019 in various areas, including residential areas in Deira, Bur Dubai, Nad Al Sheba, Lehbab and Hatta City,” said Dawoud Al Hajri, Director-General of Dubai Municipality.
Al Hajri went on to say that Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed directed officials to consider multiple factors when building the playgrounds, said Wam.
These play areas will include basic facilities, along with addressing the varied needs of visitors, ensuring their proximity to residential premises, and taking into consideration overall sustainability, he explained.
He pointed out that the urban development witnessed by the Emirate of Dubai is part of the growth of the city, which is in a permanent race with other cities in the world to become a leader in urban development.