The Ruler’s Representative in the Al Dhafra Region, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan was briefed about the masterplan and progress on the $735m (AED2.7bn) Jabal Al Dhanna housing project, which is located on the coast of Al Dhafra.
Phase 1 of the project will cover an area of 129ha, comprising more than 1,449 apartments, two schools, eight mosques, a main centre, and a medical clinic, as well as more than 700 villas and townhouses.
Upon completion, the project will accommodate nearly 12,000 people, according to state-run news agency, Wam.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan was briefed on the project during a meeting with the chairman of the Department of Finance, Jassim Mohammed Al Zaabi; and the chairman of the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT), Falah Mohammad Al Ahbabi at the Al Nakheel Palace.
Sheikh Hamdan also highlighted the importance of long-term planning for development and strategic projects. He also praised the role of the department and Modon Properties in advancing the tourism, housing, and planning sectors in Abu Dhabi.