New energy and water projects worth AED 5.8 billion have been approved for the UAE’s Northern Emirates.
More dams will be built, while the region will also get a federal water network linking Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
A solar power station and a water desalination plant will also be constructed in Umm Al Quwain as part of the ambitious plan.
They are the latest in a series of development schemes for the region, announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
As part of our tours today, we approved the construction of new dams and a federal water supply network to be connected to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. We also allocated Dh5.8 billion for electricity and water projects in the Northern Emirates. pic.twitter.com/QQJrPWx7UA— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) March 6, 2019