Dubai Frame to open in December

The Dubai Frame is three-quarters of the way completed

Knowledge story, The Knowledge

Dubai's Municipality has confirmed that work on the $43.5 million Dubai Frame project is 75 percent complete, and on course to be ready by December 2015. The project, shaped as a window frame, is sited near the Star Gate games and rides area of Zabeel Park.

Dubai Frame will allow panoramic views of Old Dubai and the skyline of New Dubai from each side.

In addition to the Dubai Frame, the municipal body is currently carrying out projects worth $462.8 million in the city, including the Dubai Fish Market, Dubai Safari, and Al Thuraya Observatory projects, according to Dubai Municipality's director-general, Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah.

Work on certain projects has been carried forth from last year, and as such, these developments are governed by the previous budget.

Lootah expects some "main projects" to be ready this year, Gulf News reported.

The Municipality will complete nine projects in 2016, including the $83.1 million African Village phase of the Dubai Safari project, which is over 30 percent complete and due to open in Q3 2016.

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