(MENAFN - #Qatar
News Agency) United Arab Emirates' (UAE) sports and entertainment venue Zayed #Sports
City Monday announced a 12% growth in revenue and 20% rise in visitors to 1.2 million for the year 2013.
The annual review looks at a range of indicators to evaluate the facility's overall performance, a WAM new agency report said toda
City forms part of the real estate and infrastructure portfolio of Mubadala, the Abu Dhabi-based investment and development compan
Mubadala Real Estate and Infrastructure Executive Director Ali Eid Al Muhairi said, "Mubadala is helping to develop the physical and social infrastructure required to support a modern and rapidly evolving society in Abu Dhabi.
City is an essential part of this process." Established in 1979 with the opening of the Zayed Sport City Stadium, Zayed #Sports
City was created to fulfil the vision of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan to create a world-class sports complex that reflects the UAE's passion for sport
Thirty-five years later, Zayed Sport City, home to 28 sports, is now a 1.2 million sqm development which encompasses the 43,000 seat national stadium, 14 multipurpose grass pitches, a 5,000-seat ATP standard tennis stadium with eight additional courts, a 40-lane bowling centre and an Olympic size ice rink as well as nine multi-purpose hard and soft surface courts, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and multiple FandB option
In 2013, Zayed Sport City hosted 143 events, up 43% from 2012