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The developer of Burj 2020, billed to be the world’s tallest commercial tower, has commenced the groundwork on its mega skyscraper in Dubai.

Though Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) has laid claim to the title, yet not disclosing the tower height, or number of storeys, an Indian federal government ministry has unveiled its plan to build a 130-storey commercial tower in Mumbai – the tallest in the world.
Currently, One World Trade at 541.3-metre in New York is the world’s tallest completed commercial tower. The 568-metre-high Global Financial Center Tower 1 in Shenyang, China, will take the crown in 2018.

According to the Economic Times, an Indian financial daily, the Ministry of Shipping is proposing to construct a towering 'business district' on Mumbai Port Trust land to monetise the asset and ease the space crunch in the city.

“It will be a 130-storey building and will house mostly offices along with other amenities. We are working on the plan and it's still in initial stages," Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari told the newspaper.

The project, which may cost more than Rs100 billion, will come up in the vicinity of Nariman Point, a business district and the Fort area in south Mumbai, the newspaper said.