Fujairah Collage

Fujairah Collage
Some distinctive landmarks in Fujairah

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Fujairah Getting Greener

It is heartening to see new palm trees being planted on Fujairah’s Al Faseel Road, on the stretch that runs parallel with the beach, between the Hilton Hotel and the Beach Motel.

This continues the Fujairah Municipality’s tree planting programme and the replacement in many parts of the concrete and pavers with grass and gardens.

The Going Green project is most apparent along the Fujairah waterfront but trees are still needed between the Hilton and the Marine Club to provide adequate natural shelter and to get rid of the plastic-looking trees that look like they were commissioned when Sheikh Mohammad bin Hamad was Ruler of Fujairah.

The provision of shelter is a necessity along the beach areas in Fujairah’s extreme heat but to see life, colour and beauty adds to the joy of residents and travelers and is beneficial to the environment.

Take a Look
Some pictures of the tree planting going on this week are in this photo album.

The Beautification of Fujairah, FIF, 2 June 2010.
Does Fujairah Need a Makeover or Reconstructive Surgery? FIF, 20 May 2010.
Fujairah Corniche Undergoes Beautification but What is that New Building, FIF, 2 November 2009.
Thanks to the Many Who Serve in Fujairah UAE, FIF, 8 October 2009.

Geoff Pound

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