New Traditional Souq to open in Deira in January 2014

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DM chief expresses his delight and appreciation of the team of the Architectural Heritage Department for designing the market.

The new Traditional Souq will open its doors to visitors in Naif, Deira, in early January 2014, Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, has announced.

“The construction of the Traditional Souq is aimed at maintaining the traditional values of the country and our forefathers, creating an environment of culture and memories for the new generation. The new souq incorporates the modern facilities with the help of advanced technology in line with best practices in the field of preserving heritage and traditional landmarks,” he said.

“This will be an exotic market to sell and buy anything traditional, with unique facilities and specifications that will adorn the city of Dubai in days to come. The Architectural Heritage Department at the Dubai Municipality is busy with preparations for launching of the new souq in an ever memorable way,” he explained.

Having reviewed the final touches of the projects, Lootah has expressed his delight and appreciation of the team of the Architectural Heritage Department for designing the market.

Rashad Bukash, Director of the Architectural Heritage Department said, the civic body would make the souq a traditional business landmark of the country with which the City of Dubai can be proud of its heritage and tradition.

“The market is expected to be a milestone in the history of the urban development carried out by the civic body in the emirate of Dubai, which would definitely add a new destination for tourists and visitors commemorating the past for generations to come,” Bukash said. More info

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