A 60,000-capacity sports stadium is to be built in Dubai at a cost of AED 3 billion ($817m)
The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council approved 27 major projects in the last quarter of 2015.
Dubai is already home to the world’s tallest building – and Emaar is planning to beat its own record with ‘The Tower’.
Dubai Steps and a 280-hectare ‘Vertical Industrial City’ are among several new projects given the green light.
Three architects’ designs were chosen in an international competition
Extension is part of a $1.2 billion investment to boost capacity to 90m passengers a year.