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Announces Marina Tourism Project Complete

The Road and Transport Association (RTA) announced the completion of the Dh 11 million dollar Marinas Project. The Marinas Project runs on both sides of the creek and is in the vicinity of the Floating Bridge. The project is intended for Dubai Police rescue operations, use by the Dubai Golf Club, Al Boom tourist village, and visitors to the Creek Park. Mattar al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the RTA said “This project is part of RTA’s efforts to facilitate the smooth operation of Dubai Police Marine Rescue Patrols and support the deployment of marine rescue teams 24 hours a day.” The Marinas Project has a special dock for the Dubai Golf Club and Al Boom Tourist Village capable of accommodating 17 boats up to 34 meters in length.

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