The playgrounds are expected to be completed by end of 2019
Dubai Municipality has announced that they have begun building 50 new playgrounds and squares for children in residential areas throughout the city.
The project is being executed under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan, Crown Prince of Dubai and chairman of Dubai Executive Council, to encourage residents to lead healthier lifestyles.
Media reports said that Sheikh Hamdan wants officials to consider certain factors while building these recreational centres such as the varied needs of visitors, ensure the park’s proximity to residential premises, and consider the overall sustainability.
Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality said: “We have immediately begun implementing the directives of His Highness to set up 50 squares and playgrounds for children, which will be completed by the end of 2019 and will be distributed in various areas including the residential areas in Deira, Bur Dubai, Nad Al Sheba, Lehbab and Hatta City.”
Al Hajri added that the project reflects the municipality’s commitment to the directives of the wise leadership and the vision of the municipality to build a happy and sustainable city, which is linked to its strategic objectives to plan, develop and manage an excellent city that provides the essence of success and sustainable living.