Dubai invests $1.7b on man-made islands, sets to complete Marsa Al-Arab by 2020.

Official state media of Dubai has recently announced that Dubai had set to build $1.7b man-made Marsa Al Arab, a four million square feet pair of man-made islands either side of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, the city’s iconic sail-shaped hotel by 2020.

It is unveiled by Global Investment Company about the week plans for islands when the project was estimated to cost of $1.72b.

The project would add $1.4 miles of beach to Dubai’s coastline.

Some of official authorities said, “The island will be completed late by 2020.

“The project will be geared towards tourists, one island would include family-friendly resorts, a 2.5 million square-foot marine park and a custom built 1,700-seat Theater, home to the Middle East’s first Cirque du Soleil show. It will also house 300 seafront apartments.

AccordiThe second, private island is set to host 14- luxury villas and marina for residents, along with a boutique hotel.”

The ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum owned most of the islands.

Marsa Al Arab would add 2,400 hotel rooms to the Jumeirah Group’s portfolio.

Furthermore, first artificial land island had made Dubai attractive and populous and it would geared up tourists due to its grander scale and logistical complexity since 1994.










Reporter: Syda Faiza Bukhari

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