6 natural reserves planned for Dubai
Dubai: Six new natural reserves will be set up in Dubai following a decree issued by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, in his capacity as Ruler of Dubai.
The reserves will be set up in six areas in the emirate: Hatta mountains reserve, Al Wuhoosh desert reserve, Al Marmoom desert reserve, Dubai natural reserve (Al Maha), Jebel Nazwa reserve, and Al Ghaf reserve in Nazwa.
The decree aims to protect the environment, preserve natural resources and contribute to the development of ecotourism. The decree also activates the role of the Dubai Municipality in managing natural reserves and giving it the capabilities to achieve these objectives.