Hamdan bin Mohammed meeting at the Expo metro station

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, affirmed that the Expo metro station constituted a qualitative addition to the infrastructure of Dubai, contributed to enhancing the civilized face of the emirate, and provided a model in providing the requirements of urban growth in the emirate.

The Expo metro station project

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan added that the Expo metro station emphasizes the forward-looking vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in order to establish Dubai’s position as a global city and centre for an advanced lifestyle.

The road and transportation sector keeps pace with the aspirations of the emirate and forms a nerve Development, and is an example of the ability of cities to provide a quality of life for their residents.

His Highness said: 11 years have passed since the launch of the Expo metro station, which witnessed a distinguished development process based on determination and leadership.

The Expo metro station formed part of the vast urban construction boom in the emirate, which made it an ever-developing and renewed city and presented a model for Dubai’s approach to facing challenges.

This came during His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum presiding over the Executive Council meeting that was held today, Wednesday, at the Expo metro station, coinciding with the celebration of the 11th anniversary of the operation of the Dubai Expo metro station and the inauguration of the 2020 route.

Unified a comprehensive map of the Expo metro station

In the context of improving cooperation and integration between the efforts of UAE government agencies, improving services and increasing customer satisfaction.

His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai directed Dubai Municipality, in cooperation with the Land and Property Department, to issue a comprehensive and unified map of Dubai’s lands to achieve the Expo metro station.

During the meeting, His Highness was briefed on the results of their joint project, which aims to collect comprehensive planning, geographic and spatial data for all lands in the Emirate of Dubai.

The project will be completed during the last quarter of this year, as a single map of Expo metro station will be launched at the level of the Emirate of Dubai that includes unified data and information. that will be occurred by merging the maps issued by Dubai Municipality, the Department of Lands and Properties and other licensing bodies in the emirate.

School reopening plan

On the sidelines of the meeting, developments related to the plan to reopen private schools and students’ attendance during the academic year 2020-2021 in the emirate were reviewed, as the measures taken by the government to reopen private schools in Dubai to reduce and reduce the risk of infection with the COVID-19 virus were discussed, in addition to discussing models Available education after the Knowledge and Human Development Authority has approved the proposal of each private school in Dubai regarding the most appropriate educational model that matches its capabilities and meets the needs of parents for the new academic year with its commitment to the specified procedures, in order to give the option to parents and students to continue education in a way that suits their needs to ensure the continuation of the process Educational for children.

The authority had approved 3 main models for receiving students to help special teams monitor and evaluate the extent of students and schools’ adaptation and response to the procedures followed, and it includes a complete distance education system and is available to all students, subject to prior coordination with the school, and the education system is available in the school on a full-time system. While the third model is hybrid education, which integrates the two systems of distance education and education in the school on alternating days.

Currently, all private schools are visited with the start of the school year periodically without stopping to ensure the mechanism of procedures and order in schools during the coming period.

With the beginning of the reopening of the schools, the Knowledge and Human Development Authority, in coordination with the schools, worked to conduct “Covid-19” checks for members of the educational and administrative staff and school personnel from the outsourcing companies.

COVID-19 developments

During the meeting, the Control Center reviewed the epidemiological situation of the emirate and the most prominent developments related to combating the emerging COVID-19 virus and the extent of commitment to the measures taken, in addition to focusing on the need to spread awareness of physical distancing and wearing masks and maintaining the preventive measures and precautionary measures that the emirate has implemented during the last period, and the great efforts. This task has been carried out by various stakeholders from the government and private sectors at the level of Dubai and within various disciplines, as well as the commitment of all members of society.

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