Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Friday, November 24, approved the Dubai Metro Blue Line project.Taking to X, Sheikh Mohammed described the project as the United Arab Emirates’ “largest new project in the public transport sector in Dubai”, and would cost Dirham 18 billion.

The 30-kilometer project aims to transform the city’s public transportation network, catering to around one million residents across various neighborhoods, with half underground at 70 meters depth.