Dubai aims to be the most sustainable city by 2020
Dubai: When Expo 2020 comes around, Dubai aims to become one of the top ten sustainable cities in the world — mainly though implementing the green building regulations.
The director general said that civic body is working hard to implement environmentally friendly building regulations to become one of the top 10 green cities in the world.
He said a spcial committee for sustainability has been established to study and execute green initiatives.
In comments published by news agency WAM on Monday regarding the municipality's preparations for Expo 2020, Lootah said: "We are obliged to fulfill our word in front of the world that we will create an amazing future connecting the minds of all nationalities, as we realise that the eyes of the entire world are looking to Dubai to know what we are going to do in years to come."
He added: "We won this opportunity as result of long sighted vision and plans of our leadership which are crystal clear from the current structure and ongoing projects in the emirate of Dubai. The civic body has already started its efforts towards creating a most sustainable city in the world."