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Dubai’s Ruler Orders Building $33 Million Touristic Tower

July 05, 2012

Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ordered the construction of a touristic tower with an estimate cost of more than 120 million dirhams ($33 million), according to his website.

The tower will be 150 meters high and 105 meters wide, according to the announcement. It will include a museum, facilities and a glass floor that shows art work and pictures. Construction is due to start in four months to be completed next year, according to the report, which cited Hussein Lootah, the head of Dubai’s municipality.

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