Dubai’s Holy Qur’an park to open in 2015

Written by | January 27, 2014 | 0

Dubai’s Holy Qur’an Park, with only trees and plants mentioned in the Holy Qur’an, is expected to be completed by September next year, municipal officials said on Sunday.
The AED 26 million park in Al-Khawaneej will have 13 gardens and cover 64 hectares.
Hussain Nasser Lootah, director general of Dubai Municipality said on Sunday the General Projects Department of Dubai Municipality has commenced the third stage of the project.
“The park is one of the prestigious projects of the civic body and not only the UAE, but also the entire tourism world is waiting to visit the park,” he added. “The park has been especially designed in the Islamic perspective to introduce the miracles of the Holy Qur’an through a variety of surprises for the visitors.”
The area allocated for this will feature an air-conditioned tunnel to explain miracles and related stories.
Mohamed Noor Mashroom, director of general Projects Department, said: “We will include all available plants mentioned in the Holy Qur’an along with facilities such as an attractive main entrance, an administrative bloc, Islamic gardens, children’s play areas, an Umrah corner, areas showing miracles of the Qur’an, fountains, bathrooms, a glass building, a desert garden, a palm oasis, lake, a running track, a cycling track and a sandy walking track.”
‘The plants mentioned in the Qur’an are 54 that include fig, pomegranate, olive, corn, leek, garlic, onion, lentil, barley, wheat, ginger, pumpkin, watermelon, tamarind, banana, cucumber and basil. The planting of 31 items is already done, and the remaining items will be planted in the third stage. Three plants are not available anywhere,” Mashroom added.
“A lake in the middle of the park will give a real feeling of an oasis surrounded by fascinating trees and sands for the visitors.”

 

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