The award on 29 June of the $3bn contract to construct a 15-kilometre extension to the Dubai Metro is a major milestone for the emirate as it builds towards Expo 2020.

Watch MEED Editorial Director Richard Thompson and MEED News Editor Colin Foreman as they discuss the significance of the award for Dubai and the regional rail projects market in the 30 June broadcast of MEED Live.


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