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Emirates: Mohammed bin Rashid approves a historic housing budget in Dubai
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved a historic housing budget of 65 billion dirhams

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved a historic housing budget of 65 billion dirhams for the next twenty years for citizens of the Emirate of Dubai.

His Highness directed to quadruple the number of beneficiaries of the housing program in Dubai starting this year, and to double the land allocated for housing citizens in Dubai to reach one billion seven hundred million square feet, sufficient to meet the needs of citizens for the next twenty years.

The directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum come in light of efforts to complete the development and urban model of the Emirate of Dubai, in a way that enhances a decent life for citizens and consolidates Dubai's position as the best city for life in the world.

During the announcement of the new housing plans, His Highness stressed that decent housing is a dignity... and a right for everyone... and a decent life for the people of the country is the first priority for the government's work.