The United Arab Emirates enjoys an unrivalled location at the crossroads of east and west, balancing tradition and Arabic culture with modernity and a warm embrace for people of all backgrounds & religions. Its strategic location means that no less than one-third of the world’s population is within a four-hour flight away and two-thirds are within an eight-hour flight away.
Subsequently, the UAE is one of the best connected countries in the world with three world class airports serving over 82 million passengers last year, flying directly to Australasia, Western and Eastern Europe, Africa and North and South America to over 260 destinations.
The UAE has an open economy with a high per capita income and a sizable annual trade surplus. The UAE National Innovation Strategy, has distributed more than Dhs300 billion investments across seven main sectors: Renewable Energy, Transport, Education, Technology, Water, Space and Health.
As one of the most cosmopolitan and multicultural countries in the world and home to over 200 different nationalities, the UAE is an advocate for peace and stability. The World Economic Forum Travel & Tourism Report 2017, showed that the UAE is ranked second globally (out of 141 countries) for safety and security. Citizens, expatriates and visitors do enjoy a relaxed and pleasant lifestyle. Good quality and value is at the core of our country’s appeal.
In recent years, the population has expanded to reach 9.6m, of which means more than 8 million expats from around the world have chosen to settle in our country. while everyday thousands fly in and out of the city’s airports to visit, do business and have fun.