Dubai operates a lease-only model, and is known as the developer and manager of properties such as Deira Enrichment Project and its Waterfront Market and Gold Souk Extension, in addition to One Za'abeel -- featuring the world's longest cantilever, called The Link -- which will complete in 2021.
The selected art piece will debut at Art Dubai 2020 (March 25-28, 2020) before it joins previous winners as part of Ithra
's growing permanent art collection in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
While ALEC is certainly in charge of the construction process, Galadari does add that Ithra
Dubai plays an active role in overseeing progress on-site, with the developer's CEO keen to establish and build strong partnerships between all parties.
Commenting on the contract, Issam Galadari, director and chief executive officer (CEO) of Ithra
Dubai, said: "[Deira Waterfront] is a major new waterfront attraction stretching more than 5km between Dubai Creek and Hamriya Port.
A mixed-use development, It includes hotels, residential and commercial towers, retail, storage facilities, parking lots, as well as diverse amenities." said Issam Galadari, Director & Chief Executive Officer of Ithra
, in Dhahran, aims to set new standards for excellence in the Saudi film industry, and create innovative projects through its relationships with partners.
', 'HIS' health service and 'Salama' service.
A suite of outreach programmes under the umbrella of iThra
Youth has reached more than 200,000 students and teachers across Saudi Arabia, providing interactive sessions to enrich Stem skills and encourage reading.
The activities under the foundation's youth enrichment programme, Ithra
, were held at the Kuwait Finance House (KFH), McDonalds and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC).
Saudi Aramco's iThra
Youth programme is a pioneering programme which is part of the King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture.
Joining her is Saudi Arabia's Dr Khalid S al Yahya, the iThra
Youth Division Head for the organisation iThra
Youth Initiative, a major youth development project promoting transition towards a knowledge-based society and Helena Edwards, the Director of Programs at Fabretto Children's Foundation based in Nicaragua.
The shortlisted projects are Elige Educar (Chile), Immersed in Creativity (Taiwan), Radiophone (India), Student Bank Project (Thailand), Charity School for the Children of Migrant Workers (China), SAT or Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial (Nicaragua), PEAS or Promoting Equality in African Schools (Uganda and Zambia), Pathways to Education (Canada), Te Kotahitanga (New Zealand), Studio Schools (UK), Medersat.com (Morocco), Alison (Ireland), The Mobile Solar Computer Classroom (Uganda) and iThra
Youth Initiative (Saudi Arabia).