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Dubai 2040

Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, launched the Dubai 2040 Urban Master Plan that maps out a comprehensive future map for sustainable urban development in the city. Aligned with the UAE’s vision for the next 50 years, the Plan is focused on enhancing people’s happiness and quality of life.

The people-centric Plan focuses on reinforcing Dubai’s competitiveness as a global destination by providing a wide diversity of lifestyle and investment opportunities for citizens, residents and visitors over the next 20 years. Designed to realise His Highness’s vision to make Dubai the city with the world’s best quality of life, the plan aims to provide the highest standards of urban infrastructure and facilities. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said the visionary development journey started by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum in the sixties continues to guide Dubai’s evolution into a city that promotes the greatest human values and possibilities and an environment where people from around the world can thrive.

Strategic Goals of Dubai 2040 Master Plan

01 Optimize the utilization of spatial and infrastructure resources

Optimize the utilization of spatial and infrastructure resources

02 Planning and developing vibrant and healthy communities

Planning and developing vibrant and healthy communities

03 Doubling green and leisure areas and enhancing their qualities

Doubling green and leisure areas and enhancing their qualities

04 Providing sustainable and flexible means of mobility

Providing sustainable and flexible means of mobility

05 Fostering greater economic activity

Fostering greater economic activity

06 Enhancing environmental sustainability

Enhancing environmental sustainability

07 Safeguarding the emirate’s cultural and urban heritage

Safeguarding the emirate’s cultural and urban heritage

08 Developing a comprehensive legislation and planning governance

Developing a comprehensive legislation and planning governance

Key Outcomes