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Dubai begins building 'world's tallest' tower

Dubai began construction work Monday on a tower that will stand higher than its Burj Khalifa, which is currently the world's tallest skyscraper. The Gulf emirate's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, marked the groundbreaking of The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour as construction workers laid foundations for the skyscraper at a vast patch of sand. The structure "will be the world's tallest tower when completed in 2020," said a statement issued at the ceremony.
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