The UAE President’s Initiatives Committee has endorsed 420 construction projects at a cost of AED500 million, to be implemented across the country.

The move is in sync with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

During its meeting held on Tuesday and chaired by Ahmed Juma Al Zaabi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs, the committee also reviewed the progress of the Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed City project in Fujairah. It is an integrated city in Al Hail area, Fujairah, spread over land area of 2.15 million square metres, and houses 1,100 residential units.

The committee approved connecting the internal sewerage network of the city with the sewerage system of Tanqia Company in Fujairah. The project also includes construction of pumping stations and pipelines as well as the expansion of pumping lines at a total cost of AED37 million.

The committee also reviewed the rehabilitation of landfills in the UAE.

The meeting was also attended by Jabr Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Crown Prince’s Court of Abu Dhabi; Rashid Al Amiri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, and other senior officials.