ABU DHABI, Saif Bader Al Qubaisi, General Manager of Abu Dhabi City Municipality, and Mohamed Al Mansouri, General Manager of Wataniya International for General Contracting, signed a Musataha agreement whereby the latter will construct and manage two banquet halls in Mohammed bin Zayed and Shakhbout cities. The agreement was made at Cityscape Exhibition 2018 in Abu Dhabi.

Saif Al Qubaisi underscored the Municipality's keenness to implement the Government's vision of bolstering partnership and cooperation ties with the private sector. also highlighted the importance of supporting development and investment projects and activating the Municipality's assets in a number of tourism, recreational, service and commercial fields by establishing, managing and investing such projects.

The project also contributes to consolidating integration and cooperation with the private sector, advancing the comprehensive development drive, renovating public facilities and introducing new projects to meet the community needs.

"The main objectives of the banquet halls in the area, cities and suburbs is to offer premium services to the residents by providing service facilities of high quality, enhancing social life, and delighting the population," added Al Qubaisi.

The project in Mohammed Bin Zayed and Shakhbout cities includes constructing and operating two banquet halls together with other comprehensive services such as wedding dresses rental shops, wedding planners, DG, men's barber salon, ladies' beauty centre, and flower shops. The project will be completed in two years with an investment period of 30 years.

The total area of ??the AED 21.6 million banquet hall in the Mohammed bin Zayed City is 12,633 square meters, with a floor area of 6,560 square meters and a lease area of 5,540 square meters.

The banquet hall in Shakhbut city has an area of ??19,377 square meters with a floor area of ??5,940 square meters and a lease area of 5,095 square meters. The project costs AED 19.8 million.

Source: Emirates News Agency