New metro station for Dubai Internet City

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Source:  www.tradearabia.com 

Dubai Internet City (DIC), a member of Tecom Investments, has announced that one of RTA’s stations on Dubai Metro’s Red Line on Sheikh Zayed Road would be named after DIC.

7 vThe announcement was made in recognition of DIC’s significant contribution to Dubai’s knowledge economy and its phenomenal success as one of the world’s largest technology free zones.

Designed on the ‘Water’ theme, the Dubai Internet City Station is located between the Sharaf DG and Nakeel Metro Stations. It will have a minimum of 5 retail outlets in addition to more facilities and services that are available in other metro stations.

Feeder bus services named (F32A) will operate from the station to the DIC Community and other destinations in the neighborhood including Marina, Dubai Media City and Dubai Knowledge Village.

Malek Al Malek, managing director of Tecom Investments’ newly announced ICT Cluster, said: “DIC is home to over 25,000 professionals who commute daily from across Dubai and other emirates in the UAE. A landmark destination in the UAE and the first among the Tecom Investments free zones, we feel honoured that one of the Dubai metro stations is to be named after Dubai Internet City.”

“DIC is committed to remain a pioneer in spearheading the latest innovation and development in the region. To have the station named after Dubai Internet City is one of the acknowledgements of our achievements,” he remarked.

Abdnan Al Hamadi, acting CEO of RTA’s Rail Agency, said: “The rail network in Dubai is designed for the emirate to stay ahead of other cities in urban development while providing an effective link with other modes of public transport, enabling people to conveniently transit from various venues.”

“We are confident the Dubai Internet City Metro Station would help professionals and business visitors to rapidly reach their destinations throughout the day,” he added.