His Excellency Suhail bin Muhammad Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, confirmed that the ministry has continued to achieve achievements during the current year despite the exceptional circumstances that the whole world is going through, explaining that the number of housing decisions issued by the ministry during the current year reached 2,347 decisions. It includes 2,141 loans and 206 grants, noting that 2538 houses have been delivered to the beneficiaries during the current year 2020, and 2,000 homes are scheduled to be delivered to citizens during the first quarter of next year 2021.
In a statement on the occasion of the 49th National Day of the state, His Excellency raised the highest congratulations and blessings to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, “may God protect him” and his brother His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. And His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, and their brothers, the sheikhs, members of the Supreme Council, Rulers of the Emirates, the people of the Emirates and residents, asking the Almighty to restore this occasion to our country with more progress and prosperity.
His Excellency affirmed that the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure is committed to the happiness of citizens and achieving family stability for them by ensuring the continued implementation of housing projects, noting that the Ministry is currently following up the implementation of 11,103 housing units in various emirates of the country, including 3018 government homes within residential communities and 8,085 individual financing, including 6459 housing loans and 1626 grants.
He mentioned that the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has completed the delivery of 2538 houses to citizens during the current year 2020, stressing that government housing is a fruit of the Union and an important acceleration in the comprehensive development process that received the support of the late father Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, “may God rest his soul” and vigorous follow-up. And the full patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE “may God protect him” and his brother His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, “May God protect him” and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, which was embodied by His Highness’s insightful vision towards his citizens in providing a decent life for them.
His Excellency Al Mazrouei noted that providing advanced infrastructure and sustainable government housing that brings happiness to citizens and the quality of their lives is a priority in the agenda of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, as this is reflected through projects and initiatives to establish modern residential complexes, explaining that the ministry is working to foresee the future of housing within the design project of the fifty years The upcoming project, which targets among its axes the housing sector as one of the vital axes in support of the comprehensive development plan of the Emirates, pointing out that the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program has developed a clear housing plan that anticipates the next 50 years and is linked to the state’s direction and vision in support of the axis of happiness, quality of life and family stability, which is conducive to achieving sustainable development.
His Excellency added: The future goals of the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure are the sustainability of government housing and the provision of housing in a new and modern concept that meets the developments in various fields and needs imposed by the global changes. .
His Excellency the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure said that the UAE, under the directives of the wise leadership, is keen to build smart future cities with distinct facilities, relying on sustainability, green buildings and environmental conservation solutions, which contribute to supporting the system of sustainable development and enhance the state’s economic position, and we are proceeding with accelerated steps to achieve global leadership by a percentage point. 2071, by launching specific initiatives and projects that keep pace with the UAE government’s direction.
It is noteworthy that the Sheikh Zayed Housing Program has contributed, since its inception in 1999, to stabilizing 35,455 families by granting them ready-made governmental housing .. While the total housing approvals adopted by the program since its inception are about 74,504, with a total amount of 41 billion 277 million and 614 thousand dirhams, where these decisions were distributed. Between providing loans and grants, and they varied between building a new home, completing a house, maintaining a home, buying a home and government housing, and fulfilling a loan.