ABU DHABI, (WAM) — The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) announced the opening of the new fish market in Abu Dhabi’s Mina Zayed district in collaboration with Modon Properties, the developer behind the project.
The new market offers a shopping experience with the design incorporating themes associated with the legacy of Abu Dhabi’s fishing trade and preserves the fish market’s history of more than 40 years. The new fish market features eight restaurants and 44 fish cleaning stations, and commercial spaces and services. In addition to a supermarket with a variety of services, there are 104 fresh fish stalls, eight dry fish stalls, four fruits and vegetables stalls, and three commercial kiosks.
Dr. Salem Al Kaabi, Director-General of Operations Affairs at the DMT, said, “The new venue reflects the legacy of Abu Dhabi’s fish trading and fishing industry, which is well-known in the region. DMT considers the preservation of cultural elements to be an integral part of the emirate’s urban development strategy to achieve sustainable development.”