The region’s largest indoor arena, which is capable to house approximately 20,000 people, will be constructed in Dubai, The National UAE reports on Monday.
The construction work is underway on Dubai Arena. The facility will have an area of around 46,000 square meters. The project is scheduled to be finished by the end of 2018.
The stadium will be air-conditioned and will improve the city’s infrastructure. It is described by its building developer, Meraas, as “the future ‘go-to’ venue for all international music concerts as well as other sporting and entertainment events”. Until now, there has been no such platform suitable for holding global events.
New stadium is expected to attract tourists to Dubai.