H.H. Sheikh Hamdan forms Hatta development committee

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A high-level committee has been formed to oversee the development of Hatta.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai's Crown Prince and Chairman of The Executive Council has issued a resolution forming the 'Supreme Committee to Oversee the Development of Hatta'.

It aims to transform the region into an attractive destination for business, investment and tourism.

The new committee is tasked with creating opportunities for the public and private sectors as well as local and international companies.

It will also develop plans to conserve Hatta’s environment, its mountainous ecosystem and its cultural heritage.

The Committee's other tasks include approving Hatta’s promotional and marketing plan locally and internationally in collaboration with relevant entities.

Members of the Committee include: the Managing Director & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA); the Director General of Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism; the Director General of Dubai Municipality; the Director General of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority; the CEO of Engineering Office; as well as representatives from the General Secretariat of The Executive Council of Dubai and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

The Supreme Committee is chaired by the Commissioner-General for Infrastructure, Urban Planning and Well-Being Track.

The RTA is tasked with providing the committee with administrative and technical support in performing its duties.

All government entities and relevant entities in charge of the development of Hatta are also required to collaborate with the committee and its sub-committees and working teams.

The Supreme Committee serves for a renewable period of three years, subject to extension by a decision issued by the Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai based on the recommendation of the Chairman of the Supreme Committee.

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