Abu Dhabi approves 2 tourism projects
Abu Dhabi, September 16, 2009
The Abu Dhabi Executive Committee has approved two project proposals presented by the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC).
The proposals were approved at a meeting chaired by Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chairman of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court and member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
The TDIC proposals included construction of a conference centre and a diving and water sports centre at Sir Bani Yas Island near the Desert Islands Resort.
The projects are in line with TDIC’s development plan to transform the island into an international tourist attraction, said a statement.
Also approved was a memorandum presented by TDIC pertaining to the construction of a canal at Al Qurm Eastern Island.
Another memorandum was presented by the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) concerning Phase II for the development of Abu Dhabi Corniche’s public beach to allow more space for national occasions in addition to developing public pathways and facilities.
The Executive Committee also discussed a number of important topics and memoranda presented by the emirate's government departments listed on its agenda and related to the implementation of plans and projects. – TradeArabia News Service