Dubai promotes fashion, design, luxury market

Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) A new district will be created in Dubai which will be dedicated to developing the Emirate's fashion, design and luxury sectors.

The announcement was made Saturday by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai.

The "Dubai Design District" will be adjacent to the Business Bay area of Dubai. It is expected to become a full service commercial hub for design industry-related organisations, brands, and supporting enterprises within the value chain.

It will feature a custom-built creative community that will encompass purpose-built commercial and retail facilities for established and emerging designers, design institutes, waterfront promenade, convention centre and event venues and related academic institutions.

--IANS/WAM

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