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Shaikh Mohammad orders 228 houses for citizens

Mohammad orders 228 houses to citizens in Barsha project

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Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has ordered that 228 houses in Barsha South (First), of the second stage of project of 1240 houses, be distributed immediately to nationals that are in line to receive these houses.

This decision stresses Shaikh Mohammad’s keenness on providing every family in Dubai with proper housing to ensure a stable and healthy social environment, in line with his vision that places citizens on top of the development priority list.

Sami Gargash, Chief Executive Officer of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Housing Establishment, said the Establishment was committed to implement his instructions regarding housing projects with immediate effect as part of his vision to secure decent and comfortable living standards to citizens.

He affirmed the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Shaikh Mohammed, would spare no efforts to satisfy requirements of the UAE citizens, being the real asset and contributor to the country’s promising future.

Barhan Al Habai, Assistant Executive Director for Architectural Sector, said the 1240 house project at Barsha, which cost Dh1.4 billion, was 77.9 per cent complete and is expected to be completed in September 7, 2014. Construction works commenced in October 2008.

The houses satisfy the living style of the Emirati family in terms of health, entertainment and aesthetic specifications.

Total cost of the second phase of 228 houses, whose work started in February 2009 on a total area of about 29.23 hectares, stood at Dh272 million.