His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai , on Friday toured the Waterfront Market at Hamriya port.
Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai Crown Prince, was present.
Shaikh Mohammad acquainted himself with the market’s various sections, and followed-up on the delivery of the highest standard of services and logistics facilities for customers and fish vendors.
The Vice-President also inspected the dock for fishing boats and water taxis, and inquired about preparations for receiving boats, and water taxis that provide tourists and shoppers easy access to the market.
He expressed satisfaction with the organisation of the market, which is fully air-conditioned and overlooks Gulf waters, making it a shopping and tourist destination.
Shaikh Mohammad emphasised the importance of closed shopping centres that meet the needs of the public in all sectors, and provide leisure areas for families and children. He added that the market reflects the civilised and historic image of the city of Dubai through careful urban planning that brings together the past and present, and also prepares for the future.
Also present during Shaikh Mohammad’s tour were Shaikh Ahmad Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates airline and Group, and other officials.