General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister with King Abdullah of Jordan inspect a model of Dubailand. Image Credit: Gulf News archives

Dubai announced the region’s biggest tourism project Dubailand with an estimated investment of more than Dh18 billion. The government intends to spend Dh2.6 billion in the first phase to develop the project’s infrastructure. General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince and UAE Minister of Defence, launched the project. The project will be built along Emirates Road, next to Nad Al Sheba, Al Quoz and Al Barsha, which will give it the advantage of easy access from Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and the northern emirates. Dubailand will be built on a 2 billion square foot area and will include 45 mega projects and 200 sub-projects.

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