United Arab Emirates

Coordinates: 24°N 54°E / 24°N 54°E / 24; 54

The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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UAE is top destination for Indian job-seekers, says minister

MENA FN 31 Jul 2021
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) By Krishnan Nayar NEW DELHI, 30th July, 2021 (WAM) -- The UAE is the most popular destination for Indians seeking work abroad, the Indian Parliament was told ... ....
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Indian expats shell out Dh4,000-Dh6,000 on alternate routes back to UAE

Gulf News 30 Jul 2021
Indian expats are having to shell out Dh4,000-Dh6,000 to find alternate travel arrangements to the UAE, even as direct flights from India remain suspended. For these packages, travel agencies are arranging everything from flight tickets to 15-night hotel stays (quarantine period....
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Indian expats shell out Dh4,000-Dh6,000 on alternative routes back to UAE

Gulf News 30 Jul 2021
Indian expats are having to shell out Dh4,000-Dh6,000 to find alternate travel arrangements to the UAE, even as direct flights from India remain suspended. For these packages, travel agencies are arranging everything from flight tickets to 15-night hotel stays (quarantine period)....
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Philippines extends travel ban on India, 9 other nations due to Delta variant

Hindustan Times 30 Jul 2021
On July 14, the government further extended the travel ban on India along with Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the UAE, and Oman till July 31, according to news agency PTI ... Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the UAE, and Oman till July 31, according to news agency PTI....
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Expo 2020 countdown: Dubai, UAE hotels await final directive on overseas Expo visitors for bookings rush

Gulf News 30 Jul 2021
A spokesperson at a UAE-based travel agency said the new regulation – which provides clear cut directions on who is allowed in - should come into effect in another two to three weeks ... UAE hotels are already receiving enquiries and booking requests for the event ... Come October, UAE’s hotel industry will be aiming for a repeat performance....
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PH extends travel ban to India, 9 other states

The Manila Times 30 Jul 2021
said the extended travel ban covers India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand ... On July 14, the government extended the travel ban, which covers India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, UAE and Oman....
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Philippines: Travel ban on 10 countries extended up to August 15

Gulf News 30 Jul 2021
PhilippinesDuterte says unvaccinated may be shut in Philippine missions in the UAE to deploy five repatriation flights....
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'Govt Directives': No Etihad Flight From UAE to India Till Further Notice

Yahoo Daily News 29 Jul 2021
Etihad Airways on Monday, 26 July, announced that United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended the ban on passenger flights coming from India till 2 August. Citing Etihad Airways Guest Relations, Khaleej Times reported that the date could be extended, depending on further instructions by the UAE authorities....
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Exclusive: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's visit to Austria a source of honour for us: Chancellor ...

Urdu Point 29 Jul 2021
In an exclusive interview with the Emirates news Agency (WAM), Chancellor Kurz expressed his admiration and appreciation for the UAE's development in all sectors, which he witnessed during his two official visits to the UAE ... He added that there are many companies in Austria and the UAE that have a lot of experience and knowledge in this field....
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Austrian chancellor keen to explore renewables and hydrogen collaboration with UAE

The National 29 Jul 2021
Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz spoke of his country's strong ties with the UAE ahead of a visit by the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi ... "The UAE is one of our most important partners in the Arab region... Austria reopening to vaccinated UAE travellers with no quarantine....
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UAE: two-state solution is the only answer to situation in Palestinian Territories

The National 29 Jul 2021
The UAE sees the only solution to the ... The UAE drew attention to the “difficult humanitarian, political, and economic challenges facing the Palestinian people, especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and the obstruction of the political process” state news agency Wam reported....
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From building bridges to booming trade: how UAE and Austria forged lasting ties

The National 29 Jul 2021
Divisions of the company, which has offices in Dubai, have played their part in many of the UAE’s most notable projects ... Austria's direct investment in the UAE amounts to 7 billion Euros (Dh30.5) according to the country's chancellor, Sebastian Kurz in an interview this week with the state news agency WAM....
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Rise of Petrochem CEO Yogesh Mehta: From a monthly salary of Dh2,000 to owning a billion dollar firm in Dubai

Gulf News 29 Jul 2021
Mehta, who came to UAE in 1990, runs this family-owned business along with his son Rohan, 32, and a team of dedicated professionals ... The company has a staff of 230 worldwide of which 145 are working in the UAE. Making it big in the UAE. "Petrochem grew big because back in the days it was easier to get agencies to distribute chemicals....

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