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Dubai Municipality receives Guinness World Record for building world’s longest braille railing

Dubai Municipality establish a new Guinness World Record for installing the world’s longest Braille handrail in Dubai Frame, one of Dubai’s most famous attractions depicting artistic icons offering fascinating views of ancient and modern Dubai in a single frame. With the construction of railings 319 meters long and 11 centimeters wide, the municipality achieved the first record in the rehabilitation of facilities for determined people.

The achievement reflects the efforts, values ​​and plans of the Municipality to design proactive and integrated services, which not only exceed people’s expectations and happiness, but also empower them with determination and offer all the facilities and take measures to improve their lives. and improve their integration into society. This achievement further reinforces Dubai’s vision and goals of becoming an accessible and friendly city for people of determination.

In light of the achievement, HE Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, underlined the Municipality’s commitment to offering all facilities and services to determined people and raising their levels of empowerment and inclusion in society, following their initiatives and community responsibility towards them. Furthermore, it is under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, to guarantee all the facilities for a dignified life in the country, particularly for determined people and improve the quality of their life. The move also helps realize the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed make Dubai the best city to live in the world.

HE Al Hajri He also expressed his joy at this achievement, which adds to the extensive portfolio of achievements that the emirate has achieved. Furthermore, he noted that the Municipality will continue to implement its comprehensive projects and services focused on determined people, thus contributing to enhancing Dubai’s leadership, attractiveness and status around the world.

HE Al Hajri saying:

“Since 2019, Dubai Municipality has been developing plans to equip all of its buildings and service centres. Over the years, we have completed the construction of 125 buildings following the ‘Persons of Determination Category’ of the Dubai Universal Design Code. In addition, the Municipality integrated the Wosool Service seal into the construction permits and certificates of completion, which monitors compliance with category-friendly standards, as the main condition for the issuance and certification of licenses.”

Dubai Municipality operates within an accepted plan and standards for the renovation of all its buildings and services to meet the requirements of the Dubai Building Code (DBC), one of the largest practices worldwide to be appropriate for people determining categories.

During this year, the Municipality reinforced its efforts to empower people of determination by offering them various services and amenities on Dubai’s public beaches, including easy and safe access to the beaches, a 73-meter marine bathing platform at Jumeirah Beach 2, and 10 entrances and corridors to facilitate access to the sea. In addition, the Municipality provided 28 beach parking lots, 16 bathrooms, eight floating chairs for use and bathing in the sea, as well as seven beach wheelchairs.

News source: Dubai Press Office

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