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UAE nationals may no longer require Schengen visa to visit European Union (EU), following the EUs Security and Policy Committee on Wednesday, which gave its final endorsement visa waiver, a top UAE national announced.
Pakistanis in the UAE can now apply for a 10-year validity passport, although it costs about 80 percent more than the standard 5-year validity passport, a senior diplomat said.
The UK expatriates in the UAE are required to apply online to get their passports renewed, it has been announced.
Completion of the GCC rail network will enable passport-free travel across the GCC region.
The master-plan for Dubai World Expo 2020 will be submitted by the third quarter of 2015 to the Paris-headquartered organizing body, after which, construction will begin.
The UAE Ministry of Labour has issued about 11000 part-time work permits ever-since the scheme was introduced in early 2011.
The Dubai Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued fresh regulations monitoring the new tramway system in Dubai.
Metro stations on the Red and Green Line of Dubai Metro will soon have giant touch screens for providing information, it has been announced.
The Road and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai announced that the Dubai Tram will make its first journey this Sunday, the 26th January 2014.
The Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA), with an aim to offer best services to customers, has announced that UAE nationals can now extend the validity of their new or renewed Emirates ID card for 10 years.
Dubai has been rated as one among the Top 52 Places to Go in 2014 by the New York Times.
Dubai will be home to more themed museums over the coming months.
As many as 500,000 or more people have registered for the Electronic Ports project (e-gate) for nationals in the UAE, and the GCC has seen as many as 4,571 people registering themselves.
Damac Properties, one of the largest real estate developers has announced a new car for every customer on select units sold during the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF).
The year 2014 has begun with another new world record for Dubai, as the emirate once again entered the Guinness World Record, this time, for the Largest Firework Display at The Palm Jumeirah and islands of The World.
The tourism sector in UAE is likely to be robust next year, strengthened by sustained growth in tourism numbers.
The road map in Dubai is likely to undergo a drastic change in 2014, as there will be road diversion, road construction or such announcement taking place every now and then.
The Dubai governments decision to impose a new structure on landlords who wish to increase their rental returns from their properties is welcome, as greed can cause damage if not controlled.
RTA begins work on Yalayes Road, a new road connecting Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road.
The Dubai Court of Cassation has established a new legal principle with regards to annual leave balance of employees, wherein, the employees are allowed to avail cash allowance for balance of annual leave, based on certain conditions.
The Government of India has agreed to offer UAE nationals visa-on-arrival facility in India, and India is on way to implement tit formally through the relevant government departments.
The simplified UK visa process for Emiratis has been much welcome by people in UAE, and it represents a major step in the long-standing relationship between the two nations.
Mina Rashid in Dubai, operated by DP-World, has been voted as the Worlds Leading Cruise Port for the sixth consecutive year, during the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2013.
UAE has released a new Child Rights Law aimed at protecting children.