Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

43 flower flags to mark 43rd UAE National Day  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 13/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The flower flags will be created in the main locations of the city to achieve the guinness world record in the category of the largest flower flag

Dubai will attempt to set a new guinness world record by creating 43 huge flower flags to mark the 43rd national day of the uae the dubai municipality said on saturday. the flower flags will be created in the main locations of the city to achieve the guinness world record in the category of the largest flower flag the public parks and horticulture department of the dubai municipality said in a press statement.



Mohammed abdul rahman al awadi head of horticulture section at the dubai municipality said dubai has already achieved the world record for using flowers and plants to design the logos of international events hosted by the city on different occasions. “the department has written welcome banners for visitors to the city in both arabic and english on many occasions — the first grass design at the roundabout of the commercial centre in 1986 on the occasion of chess olympiad in dubai; horse race roundabout in nad al sheba; flowers roundabout in al saif street; expo 2020 logo in the uae flag in al garhoud intersection; expo2020 logo in the green area of al rebat road opposite the toyota showroom ... etc” he said.


“the design and implementation of the uae flag was on an area of 2026 square metres using 45660 seedlings of different flower plants. the expo 2020 logo was designed by a special team from horticulture section in 908 square metres using 27240 seedlings of various coloured flowers” he explained.


In preparation to hosting the expo 2020 the civic body announced that the department is gearing up to transform dubai into one of the most beautiful cities of the world. this will be done through excellent designs in gardening landscaping and afforestation.


Earlier this month it was revealed that dubai’s urban development plan aimed to expand the green areas in the emirate to 120000 hectares by 2020.


News?khaleeejtimes.com

 


Khaleej Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Aug 29 2015 - Abraaj exists Condor Travel stake to CarlyleMENAFN
(MENAFN) Dubai-based Abraaj Group has announced the signing of an agreement to exit its stake in Condor Travel to The Carlyle Group.The exit, through Abraaj's Latin American Fund, marks the first ...

 Aug 29 2015 - GCC construction contracts to drop to USD194b in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Construction in the GCC will increase in value despite a slight dip in the overall contract awards this year caused in part by cheap oil, according to an industry expert.The man behind the ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Middle East business confidence continues to drop in Q2MENAFN
(MENAFN) Business confidence in the Middle East continued to fall in the second quarter of 2015, but not as quickly as it had in the first three months of the year, according to a new survey.The ...

 Aug 29 2015 - 9 hours battling death at sea off the Libyan coastThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Pakistani teenager Shefaz Hamza spent nine hours at sea clinging to the wreckage of a migrant boat that sank off Libya. By the time the coast guard arrived his mother and ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Qatar Exchange index jumps 3.08pcThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Exchange (QE) index finished in the green yesterday, after a sharp rise in all sectors. The market gained 3.08 percent or 337.84 points to reach 11,295.46. The market ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Arabs brace for weak oil for rest of 2015The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A second oil price rout of 2015 has forced Arab Opec members to cut their price expectations for this year, showing they are prepared to tolerate cheaper crude for longer to ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Lebanon- Hezbollah, Christian allies boycott cabinet meetingThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Lebanese Shia group Hezbollah and allied Christian politicians boycotted a cabinet meeting yesterday, a sign of rising political tensions that have paralysed Prime ...

 Aug 29 2015 - IS kills two generals in IraqThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) suicide attack claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group killed two Iraqi generals yesterday in the key battleground province of Anbar, as the militants made gains in ...

 Aug 29 2015 - Iraq- At least 11 Daesh Militants Killed in AnbarThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) 11 Daesh militants, some of them belonging to foreign nationalities, were killed in a pre-emptive attack against a hideout of the organization east of Ramadi city, in Anbar ...

 Aug 29 2015 - At least 78 dead in Libya refugee boat disasterThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) At least 76 people have died after a ship carrying hundreds of migrants and refugees sank off the coast of Libya, the Libyan Red Crescent said Friday. The United Nations ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help