Dubai Municipality has started building 50 children's playgrounds and play pans in residential areas throughout the city.
The project is being carried out under the directives of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, WAM reported.
Dawoud Al Hajri, director general of Dubai Municipality said: "We have immediately begun implementing the directives of His Highness to set up 50 squares and playgrounds for children, which will be completed by the end of 2019 in various areas, including residential areas in Deira, Bur Dubai, Nad Al Sheba, Lehbab and Hatta City."
Al Hajri went on to add that Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed directed officials to consider multiple factors when building the playgrounds.
These play areas will include basic facilities, along with addressing the varied needs of visitors, ensuring their proximity to residential premises, and taking into consideration overall sustainability, he explained.