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09 January

Mohammed bin Rashid approves ‘National Policy For Residential Communities’

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Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that the UAE, under the leadership of

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, puts the provision of the quality of life and housing for Emiratis at the top of its priorities.

His Highness’ remark came as he launched the ‘National Policy For Residential Communities’, in the presence of His Highness Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

He said the government is continuing its efforts to ensure the development and sustainability of this vital sector.

The policy includes a set of regulations and criteria for residential communities in the country, in order to develop and enhance life experiences, and provide a new model of living in alignment with the UAE Vision 2021 and its national agendas that will ultimately lead to the UAE Centennial 2071.

“Our goal is to provide an integrated life experience for every citizen, not just a place to live in. We want to have residential communities that bring people to live together ... communities where residents enjoy health lifestyles and social cohesion. We want communities where government agencies and sectors coordinate and integrate their roles to enhance the quality of life in the UAE,” His Highness said.