Development projects are part of the UAE’s 2017 to 2021 plan for security, education, health and services sector as well as federal projects
The Minister of Infrastructure Development, Dr Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi has stated that the UAE plans to launch 36 projects as part of its plan for 2017 to 2021 in security, education, health and services sector, a well as federal road and maintenance projects for a value of $2.72 billion.
Al Nuaimi said that these projects aim to respond to the needs of the UAE’s various regions and keep pace with its rapid growth, which requires the development of an advanced infrastructure compatible with this development.
The budget for these projects is divided between implementing and maintaining government buildings at a cost of $1.80 billion, constructing and maintaining federal roads at a cost of $ 920 million, along with four road implementation projects costing around $212 million.
They also include the launch of six new health centres and hospitals costing around $950 million, and security building projects costing $143 million, along with four new schools costing $163 million, and five public government buildings costing $41 million.
Al Nuaimi also talked about the success of the Budaiya Bridge Project. The ministry, in coordination with its strategic partners, created and developed an advanced spatial infrastructure system as a tool for planning, designing and managing development projects that aim to achieve the country’s goals and support the UAE’s position in global competitiveness indexes, he concluded.