President’s Initiatives Follow-Up Committee approves development projects worth AED275 million

Mon 11-12-2017 17:02 PM

ABU DHABI, 11th December, 2017 (WAM) — The Follow-up Committee of the Initiatives of the UAE President has approved several road network projects in the country’s various regions worth AED275 million.

This move is an implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the support of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

The committee, headed by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs, approved the contract for the second phase of a project to construct a road between Wadi Al Qour and the road linking Lahbab Road and Nizwa Road, for a total cost of AED269 million.

The committee also approved a consulting services contract for a project to link Al Seeji Road to Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road, for a total cost of AED2.3 million.

The committee approved another consulting services contract for a project to construct a 470-metre long tunnel linking Al Muraishid Road to the road leading to Mohamed bin Zayed City in Al Hail, Fujairah, with a total cost of AED3.1 million.

The projects are being implemented as part of the efforts to develop the infrastructure of the country’s road networks and facilitate transportation, as well as to improve road safety and security, in line with the best international standards of quality.

WAM/Esraa Ismail/Nour Salman


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