DUBAI: Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, the crown prince of Dubai, officially opened the Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project built at a cost of 2 billion dirhams ($540 million), as the emirate aims to accelerate its economic development.
The Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project is a part of Dubai’s master transport plan, and spans 17 km, according to an official press release.
“The Dubai-Al Ain Road Improvement Project reflects Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum’s vision for creating the world’s best infrastructure in the emirate,” said Sheikh Hamdan.
He added: “It is also part of our broader strategy to transform Dubai into the world’s best place to live, work and visit as well as strengthen our readiness to meet future needs in one of the fastest-growing cities worldwide.”
The Dubai crown prince further added that the Dubai government has always tried to improve the road infrastructure as it plays an important role in raising the emirate’s competitiveness in creating an attractive business and investment environment, along with providing a high quality of life for the community.