UAE: Hamdan bin Mohammed greenlights the construction of five new Dubai councils
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, has given approval for the establishment of five new neighborhood councils in Dubai, increasing their total number to 18 across different regions of the emirate.
This move is in line with the objectives of the Dubai Social Agenda 33, which aims to foster community unity among the residents of Dubai.
Expressing his endorsement on the social networking site "X" (formerly known as Twitter), His Highness stated, "As part of the programs of the Dubai Social Agenda 33, we have approved the construction of 5 new neighborhood councils in Dubai, bringing their number to 18 councils distributed in various regions of the emirate, to enhance community cohesion among the people of Dubai."
Highlighting the significant role played by these neighborhood councils, he noted that they have already hosted over 1,400 community events from 2021 to 2023. Anticipating an expanded role for these councils, Sheikh Hamdan envisions them becoming distinguished centers for serving the community and delivering optimal services to enhance the quality of life for the people of Dubai, emphasizing that the residents deserve the very best.
The establishment of additional neighborhood councils aligns with the broader vision of Dubai Social Agenda 33, which seeks to create a more connected and harmonious community. By increasing the number of these councils strategically placed across various regions, the aim is to further integrate residents, fostering a sense of belonging and community spirit. Sheikh Hamdan's endorsement reflects his commitment to ongoing community development and underscores the importance of these councils in enhancing the overall well-being of Dubai's residents.