Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, in the presence of assistant director generals and senior officials, visited Dubai Safari project site to review and confirm the progress of the project in accordance with scheduled timeline.
Lootah said, “100% of the leveling work of the plot, internal roads and parking is already completed, the works of Infrastructure and Al Wadi are under construction. Dubai Safari, which is being built in Al Warqa 5, Aweer Road in an area of 400 hectares, will include a number of different areas, known as Arabian Village, Asian Village, African Village, and Al Wadi to accommodate animals from different continents, as well as open safari area, interactive animal show, entertainment areas and recreational areas.”
“The safari that covers 119 hectares of the total area is aimed at establishing the best centre for wildlife in the world, providing a variety of environments appropriate to different animals,” he added.
The safari will use modern interactive methods in control and movement to ensure the distinctive and unique experience for visitors. The project comes in the old landfill area of Dubai.
Dubai Safari will replace the Dubai Zoo and hundreds of animals, birds and other creatures living in the existing Dubai Zoo in Jumeirah will be relocated to the new site.
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