Ajman has announced plans to launch a major new resort which will feature a group of hotels, villas and a natural reserve.
Plans for the Masfout Heights Resort Project, which will also include parks, a lake area, entertainment games and sports area, shops, as well as mosques, have been backed by ruler Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi.
The project is expected to have a significant impact in the emirate, encouraging investment, tourism and investors to establish other similar projects, state news agency WAM reported.
The Ajman ruler was briefed about the importance and size of the project by officials in the Aqaar Corporation, represented by Ghalib Jaber, executive director, and the Lootah Real Estate Development Company, represented by Saleh Abdullah Lootah, WAM added.
Lootah was quoted as saying that the Masfout Heights project is considered among the more substantial tourism-related projects, and it would be implemented in several phases within five years.
The primary design of the project has been conceived, and work is ongoing on the referral of the detailed drawings of the plans for an engineering consulting services firm to start the implementation by mid-2018. The first phase is expected to be completed in 2021.