DUBAI: Dubai plans to build a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest skyscraper, property developer Emaar said Sunday.

The viewing tower will cost around $1 billion and will be “a notch” taller than Burj Khalifa, Emaar chairman Mohamed Alabbar told reporters as he revealed details of the project.

But he said that the final height will be announced upon completion, adding that his company would like to present the tower as a “gift to the city before 2020”, the year Dubai hosts the world Expo trading fair… see more

source: dawn