Dubai announces new master plan for public beaches

  • Date: 26-May-2023
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:UAE
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Dubai announces new master plan for public beaches

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai has approved the “Dubai Master Plan for Public Beaches” that aims to increase the total length of public beaches in the emirate by 400%.

The plan, which forms part of the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan, features the opening of new beaches and the development of existing ones with advanced facilities.

He unveiled the masterplan during a visit to Jebel Ali Public Beach where he was received by Mattar Al Tayer, Commissioner-General for Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Wellbeing Pillar.

He reviewed the layout and implementation phases of the Master Plan, the short and long-term initiatives to be undertaken in each phase as well as the facilities, services and features to be added to each beach.

Speaking at the gathering, Sheikh Mohammed said: "Dubai is committed to ensuring the highest standards of excellence in urban development. The emirate places the utmost priority on improving the quality of life and ensuring the happiness of citizens, residents and visitors."

"The ‘Dubai Master Plan for Public Beaches’ will increase the length of public beaches by 400% by 2040. Their total length will increase from 21 km to 105 km in the next 17 years.