Council approves development projects
It also reviews a number of proposals regarding schemes to develop services
( WAM) General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday chaired a meeting of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
The council reviewed a number of proposals regarding projects to develop services and improve government performance.
It approved a proposal by the Housing Development Committee regarding building 200 villas at Al Dhafra Square in Madinat Zayed and the Western Region. The contract of the 600-day project was awarded to a company.
The council approved a proposal by the Abu Dhabi Cultural and Heritage Authority, regarding translating books into Arabic. A work team will select the titles to be translated every year, sign contracts with Arab and foreign publishers to finance and publish the books and market them.
It also approved a pro- posal concerning the executive council’s budget for 2007. Proposals by the Department of Municipalities and Agriculture, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority and Abu Dhabi Economic Development Council were also approved.