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The Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) plans to developer several ambitious projects for Dubai over the coming three years, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai has given the nod for these projects.
UAE is now back to its prime position in the list of property investors, with increasing number of property transactions being done after the 2008 property crash, and with numerous projects in pipeline, an expert said.
Work to build the largest shopping mall in the world in Dubai, namely, The Mall of the World, would commence by first quarter 2015, Dubai Holding revealed.
The Dubai RTA has announced its support in using the new brand Dubai logo in mass transit modes, including Dubai Metro, Taxis, Water bus, Water Taxi and Dubai Ferry, making it the first government entity to do so.
As per the latest information, Dubai homes and businesses would be soon governed by solar power connection, which is now in its final stages of development.
The Dubai RTA has announced plans to launch a new ferry line from Marina Mall to Al Ghubaiba Station from 1st September.
The design master plan stage at Dubai Trade Centre – Jebel Ali, the host venue for Dubai Expo 2020 is progressing well.
The UAE has reduced cost of obtaining a property visa by 45 percent in a recent move.
The second largest airport in Britain, Gatwick Airport, has now unveiled a sculpture of luxurious Burj Al Arab, wherein, the emirate was placed among the world’s most influential cities and was reported in the US-based Forbes magazine report last week.
The UAE will issue emergency entry permits on an airline sponsorship, and travellers will be eligible for the permit that holds four-day validity, against payment of Dh100.
Beginning September, Dubai will roll-out its first medical tourism package, which will have a validity of just two weeks, applicable to tourists and residents alike in Dubai.
A top property legal expert in Dubai has clarified that landlords cannot raise the rents by giving just one-month notice period.
Visitors to the UAE from 45 countries, who are eligible for a 30-day visa-on-arrival, will now have to pay Dh 600 if they choose to extend their stay beyond the specified time period.
The UAE residents are now requesting concerned authorities to permit multiple entry visas for their families and friends, just as the recent one announced by the Interior Ministry for businessmen.
The forthcoming launch of Dubai 360.
A statement by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) revealed that the latest regulatory changes to UAE visa system would boost medical tourism and develop the local cruise sector.
The Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment (DFRE), an agency of the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) and organizers of Dubai Summer Surprises, have published the Dubai Summer Surprises Official Guide in two languages – English and Arabic.
The new amendment in visa rules now facilitates medical treatment in the UAE for those living abroad.
The Interior Ministry confirmed that the ministerial resolution No 22 for the year 2014 regulates services and the new visa and fee system will enhance development of services provided for customers.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that all roads and streets in Dubai would be named by early next year.
The UAE has begun implementing a new visa fee system following endorsement by the federal cabinet that form part of plans to organise entry of foreigners and unify visa fee in the seven emirates of the country.
The new Concourse D terminal at Dubai International Airport will be connected to an existing terminal by driverless train, which will open by first quarter of next year, a top official revealed.
The new Express Entry immigration policy in Canada will take effect from January 2015, wherein those interested in migrating to Canada can choose one of the many streams, submit an application from next year on, and there will be one list to place your name on.
Dubai International has been named as Best Airport in Middle East, Europe and Africa by the readers of Frequent Business Traveller, a popular online publication written for and by frequent international travellers.