In line with the directives of the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Follow-up Committee of the Initiatives of UAE President has approved a number of housing and service schemes in the different emirates of the UAE.
These projects are in implementation of the directives of the President and follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, to secure adequate housing for citizens across the UAE.
The approval came following a meeting of the committee, held on Wednesday under the chairmanship of Ahmed Juma Al Za'abi, Deputy Minister for Presidential Affairs.
The committee sanctioned a budget of AED 90 million for the second phase of the Sheikh Khalifa Marine Research Centre project in Umm al-Qaiwain.
Also approved was a project to build and maintain 180 houses for citizens at a total cost of AED 170 million. The project entails construction and maintenance of 130 houses in Kalba, 24 in Al Hileou, 10 in Khor Khuwair and 16 in different areas of Sharjah, Ajman, Umm al-Qaiwain and Fujairah.
The committee okayed an AED 4.5 million project to transfer a 33 KV power line in Al Munaie area.
Al Za'abi said the projects were being implemented in keeping with the wise leadership's directives to provide stable and decent living standards and comfort to the UAE citizens.
He praised the support extended by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, to the committee and its projects, which are expected to be implemented on schedule and in accordance with the current best practices in the field.
The meeting was attended by Jabr Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, Mohammed Abdullah Al Romaithi, Under Secretary of the Presidential Affairs Ministry for Financial and Procurement Affairs, Rashid Saeed Al Ameri, Under Secretary of the Presidential Ministry for Government Liaison Sector, Saeed Mohammed Al Meqbali, Advisor at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Faris Obaid Al Dhaheri, Director General of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority, Mohammed Mohammed Saleh, Director General of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority, Mohammed Ibrahim Al Mail, Assistant Under Secretary for Housing and Urban Planning at the Ministry of Public Works, Mohammed Al Mai'ni and Ali Al Dahmani. –End-
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