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Extension to Dubai’s Al Ghurair Centre shopping mall set to open

An 850,000 square feet extension to the Al Ghurair Centre shopping mall in Deira will open on Tuesday with 130 new stores and 350 food, beverage and entertainment outlets.

DUBAI // An 850,000 square feet extension to the Al Ghurair Centre shopping mall in Deira will open on Tuesday with 130 new stores and 350 food, beverage and entertainment outlets.

The top management at the centre say they are aiming to target community-driven activities. “We intend to create a very special district in and around our mall that will come alive throughout the year as a place for street theatre, art and music,” said David Thurling, vice president malls for Al Ghurair Properties.

“Over time we firmly believe that Al Ghurair Centre will become a centerpiece tourist attraction famous for its street festivals, public art pieces and ongoing community driven activities.”

RTalwar@thenational.ae

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