Upcoming projects in the capital will require a budget of more than Dh360 billion in the next five years as stated during the held by Ramadan Council concerning the updates for the Government’s 2020 infrastructure.
The members of the council suggested the necessity to keep on arranging such Ramadan events as an important approach of setting up goals and informing the public.
Some of the sophisticated planned projects which have notable attributes and are deemed unique are the expansion of Abu Dhabi International Airport and the Etihad Rail network and one of the most significant ongoing projects which is expected to be completed by 2017 was the expansion of the Al Mafraq-Al Ghwaifat road.
The municipality is organizing a number of proposals for community projects that catches the attention of families and tourists. It includes the Six Continents Festival at the Khalifa Park and another one at the Corniche. These projects are expected to provide job opportunities for the people and to maintain and qualify the national standards of life.
There will be an increase in the docks of UAE which also improve the international trade. There are about 20 ports in the country which is numerous with respect to its size like the Jebel Ali port as the fifth largest port in the world.
Furthermore, more funds will be allocated to public transport. The country’s Etihad rail project is expected to connect the cities and ports in the UAE. Expected to open in 2018 and measuring 1,200 kilometers with a budget of Dh40 billion, it will be a travel option for goods and passengers. Meanwhile, bus commuters reached 67 million, about 64 million use taxis and a total of 87,000 used ferries as a way of transportation. Due to this record, a Traffic Village for training will be put up 100 square meter south of Al Shamekha .