Aldar launches World Trade Center Mall in Abu Dhabi: Aldar Properties PJSC will celebrate the launch of the iconic World Trade Center Mall (WTC Mall) today in Abu Dhabi. Located in the heart of Abu Dhabi on the site of the old Central Market, the WTC Mall is an all‐encompassing cultural district with mid to premium retail, dining and entertainment offers. One of the Mall's most significant offerings is the opening of popular British department store, House of Fraser ‐ making it one of the capital's largest department stores. Commenting on the opening of the WTC Mall, Mohammed Al Mubarak, Deputy Chief Executive at Aldar Properties said, "The World Trade Center Mall completes the transformation of Abu Dhabi's historic Central Market area, which was ‐ and now remains ‐ the heart of shopping in the capital. The development also signifies Aldar 's contribution to the forward‐looking vision of Abu Dhabi's future, through a place where unique experiences happen." The World Trade Center Abu Dhabi is a fully‐integrated mixed‐use development that comprises five major assets: the WTC Souk with 250 retail outlets, the WTC Offices with 59 floors of premium office space, the WTC Residences with 474 luxurious units, and the WTC Mall. It will also feature a Courtyard Marriott Hotel with 195 rooms and direct access to the Mall and Souk. The development joins nearly 330 World Trade Centers located in nearly 100 countries around the world, which share the common purpose of facilitating and developing twoway, international trade and business.