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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Etihad Credit Insurance's strategy aligns with UAE's economy vision for next 50 years: CEO

Urdu Point 28 Sep 2021
... Credit Agencies and extensive Database of more than 320 million companies worldwide. In an interview with the Emirates news Agency (WAM), Falcioni said, "We implement our strategy to shape the UAE economy in accordance with the vision of the UAE leadership for the next 50 years....
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Expo 2020 Dubai: Alif – The Mobility Pavilion to take visitors on a journey through time and space

Gulf News 28 Sep 2021
Inextricably linked to the visitor experience is the story of Dubai, and the role the emirate and the UAE have always played in connecting people on a global scale ... The UAE Space Agency and Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Center provided expertise and content for the space segment....
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UAE, Georgia sign MoU on maritime training, certification of seafarers

Urdu Point 27 Sep 2021
ABU DHABI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / WAM - 27th Sep, 2021) The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MoEI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Maritime Transport Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development in Georgia ... On this occasion, Al Mazrouei said, "The UAE is a globally-leading maritime hub....
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UAE and Georgia sign maritime MoU

Gulf Daily News 27 Sep 2021
UAE and Georgia will recognise maritime education and training as well as certificates of competency of seafarers issued by the competent authorities in both countries.  ... "The UAE is a globally-leading maritime hub ... The UAE maritime sector attracts top-level professionals and experts with quality expertise in various fields....
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UAE allows property brokerage firms to be 100% owned by foreign nationals

Gulf News 27 Sep 2021
Property brokers will be able to have full ownership of their companies in the UAE from now on, as this business activity has been removed from the ‘restricted list’. Given real estate sector’s dominant role in shaping the UAE’s economic and business activity, the decision is rated as one of the path-breaking ones, according to industry sources....
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Expo 2020 Dubai message of peace, tolerance from UAE to world: UAE Ambassador to Kuwait

Urdu Point 27 Sep 2021
Matar Hamed Al Niyadi, UAE Ambassador to Kuwait, has said that Expo 2020 Dubai sends a message of peace and tolerance from the UAE to the entire world, as it will gather participants and visitors from around the world for six months in a display of innovation and social and cultural development....
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Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi honours winners of 8th edition of Sharjah Government Communication Awards

Urdu Point 27 Sep 2021
Best Media Briefing Team – UAE All nominees – namely the Emirates News Agency (WAM), National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Management Authority (NCEMA), Abu Dhabi Media, and the UAE Government Media Office – shared the award in this category in acknowledgment of their communication efforts during the COVID-19 crisis....
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Government support mitigates pandemic impact on UAE banks: S&P

Gulf News 27 Sep 2021
According to the rating agency, in the early days of the pandemic, the most vulnerable banking sector in the GCC was the UAE's, as key sectors such as the hospitality, trade, and an already-weak real estate sector were upended ... UAE banks’ performance was slightly better in ......
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Ahead of UAE embracing ‘AI government,’ cyber-pandemic quickened digital transformation: Cybersecurity chief

Urdu Point 27 Sep 2021
In an exclusive interview with Emirates news Agency (WAM), Dr. Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cybersecurity for the UAE Government, said, "When we talk about the digital ... The UAE has attained high ranks in many global cybersecurity indexes, the official noted....
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Strong recovery anticipated for in-person events in Dubai

Arabian Business 27 Sep 2021
I believe Dubai has shown the pathway for the world to follow, along with the UAE in general, as to how to get back on track, restoring some semblance of normalcy to our lives as a whole, but specifically to the events industry,” shared Harmeek Singh, chairman and founder of Plan B, a UAE-based event and activation agency....
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680 exhibitors from 44 countries for Adihex

Gulf Daily News 27 Sep 2021
The eighteenth edition (Adihex 2021), organised by the Emirates Falconers’ Club (EFC), will be held until October 3 under the theme "Sustainability and Heritage... A Reborn Aspiration", in line with the country’s plans to mark the UAE’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, reported Emirates News Agency WAM ... ....

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