The UAE opens a new tourist village in the mountains of Ajman

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The UAE announced the launch of Masfout, Emirates Villages’ second project, in the northern emirate of Ajman. The Mafout project benefits from top tourist and historical sites and aims to attract 100,000 visitors from across the region.

Mafout was launched by the Emirates Council for Balanced  Development with the aim of establishing a sustainable development model and creating new economic and investment opportunities to ensure social stability and a decent life for the community.

Masfout benefits from stunning natural landscapes and a unique geographical location. It is known for its cold winters due to its location between high mountains and plateaus that attract nature lovers.

The city has a rich history and many important sights, such as the Masfout Museum.Another notable site is Masfout Castle, perched on a high peak and dating from the 19th century. There is also the Bin Sultan Mosque built in 1815.

Masfout is a relatively large area with many villages such as Al Muzeira, Al Khanfariya and Al Sabigha and has many major tourist attractions and luxury resorts.

The project is based on multiple pillars including developing tourism projects, meeting community service needs with key partners, supporting the private sector through the development of 50 projects, and developing strategy and training programs for supportive community members and the region and promote their story. .

Inauguration by His Majesty Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ajman, in the presence of Crown Prince Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Sustainability Development Emirates Council and other senior figures Officer.

During the event, Sheikh Humaid was briefed by Sheikh Theyab on the strategic pillars of the project, which aims to unlock the diverse social, tourism and cultural potential of the region.

Sheikh Humaid welcomed the Emirates Council’s efforts on the Emirates Villages project, saying that it is an excellent model of balanced and sustainable economic and social development, based on a partnership between government, the private sector and the social sector.

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Sheikh Ammar said he was pleased with the choice of Masfout as the site for the second project within Emirates Villages.

Sheikh Theyab said that Masfout had significant tourism and cultural potential to empower local youth.

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“The project, which will start in the fourth quarter of 2023, includes the development of tourist, historical and service structures capable of attracting 100,000 tourists and the support of youth projects in the region.”Our goal is to give local youth the opportunity to take advantage of economic opportunities, he added.