Construction work at Dubai South. Photo for illustrative purposes only. Image Credit: Ahmed Ramzan/ Gulf News Archives

Abu Dhabi: The Follow-Up Committee of the Initiatives of the UAE President has approved the funding of a number of new projects for the country, valued at Dh900 million.

The effort comes in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan; the support of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces; and the monitoring of Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

The launch took place during the committee’s meeting held at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, led by Jabr Mohammad Ghanim Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Court.

The meeting’s participants also discussed the progress of the Mohammad Bin Zayed Residential City Project and the Shaikh Khalifa Central Hospital in Fujairah, as well as future road projects, including the construction of a road between Wadi Al Qor, the Al Habbab Roundabout and Nizwa Road, along with the Dubai-Hatta Road and the Sharjah-Kalba Road.

Mohammad Abdullah Al Rumaithi, Under-Secretary of the Presidency Affairs Ministry for Financial and Procurement Affairs, Rashid Al Ameri, Under-Secretary of the Presidency Affairs Ministry for Government Coordination Sector, Mohammad Saleh, Director-General of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority, Hassan Juma Al Mansouri, Under-Secretary of Infrastructure Development Ministry, and Ali Jassem Al Mazrouei, Director of the Initiatives Affairs Office, also attended the meeting.