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Abu Dhabi approves development projects worth Dhs204m

Abu Dhabi approves development projects worth Dhs204m

One of the main projects approved was the Saadiyat power station

The Abu Dhabi Executive Council has approved several infrastructure development projects across the emirate valued at Dhs204m, official news agency WAM reported on Sunday.

The executive committee at the council also took decisions on key issues and projects.

One of the main projects approved was the Saadiyat power station, with development works valued at Dhs47.5m. The project seeks to provide power at the Saadiyat and Reem islands in the UAE capital.

The committee also approved the project to link overhead power lines from Al Shamkha (linking point in Al Faya) to the South Al Shamkha power station for an estimated value of Dhs39.5m.

Other projects include the installation of electric cables and equipment in Al Ain for an estimated cost of Dhs22.5m to increase the grid’s efficiency and meet the growing demands in the region; and a rain water drainage project in Al Zayed City in Al Dhafra at a cost of Dhs30.8m.

The committee also approved the award of an operation, development and maintenance project for public parks and agricultural landscape beautification in the region of Zakher in Al Ain aimed at improving the city’s urban landscape.

It also approved an operation and maintenance project for agricultural landscape beautification and local irrigation networks in Khalifa City, Shakbout city and Mohamed bin Zayed City.

Another project that received the go-ahead was to build internal roads in the industrial zone of Mahdar Al Jifn in Liwa, Al Dhafra. The project aims to build roads over 10km, and includes traffic signage and road signs in the industrial zone.

The committee also reviewed topics submitted by government entities in Abu Dhabi concerning plans, projects and service developments across the emirate, WAM added.

In January, the Abu Dhabi Executive Council approved infrastructure projects worth Dhs241m.

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