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Emirates Airline, the largest passenger carrier in the world, is on a hiring spree and has announced that it is likely to recruit over 8500 new employees within next two years.
The Presidential decision to increase salaries of Federal civil servants, is said to benefit over 30,000 expatriates, and will improve business in the second largest Arab economy, according to analysts and officials.
The Dubai International Airport is enjoying great passenger growth this year, and is on way to becoming the second busiest airport in the world.
The UAE launched New Electronic Passports (e-passport) for Emiratis yesterday.
Following the successful registration of residents, the EIDA has now announced that the work permits (labour cards) which are mandatory at present, will be merged with the ID cards.
The UAE is the latest Gulf State to raise the salaries of Public Sector employees.
According to the laws in UAE, people on visit visas are not permitted to work with or without salary in the UAE.
new Al Maktoum International Airport will open its new passenger terminal by early 2012, said Khalifa Al Zaffin, the Executive Chairman of Dubai World Central (DWC).
The largest event of the region for the building and construction sector, The Big 5 event, will open to visitors in Dubai today, involving participation of more than 2300 exhibitors from 75 countries.
Sharjah will link residence visas and Emirates Identity Cards from 1st December, it has been announced.
An Executive body will be established and will be made responsible for the UAEs international bid to host one of the worlds oldest and largest events, Expo 2020, as per the directives of H H Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
The 12th edition of Dubai Airshow 2011, the largest aerospace expo in the Middle East region, was unveiled by Shaikh Mohammad and Gen Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE.
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the largest indoor and first Ferrari theme park, located on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, has more than 20 attractions in drawing visitors.
Visitors to Dubai, who intend to begin working during their visit visa period, can obtain a probationary work permit initially, the Chief Residency Prosecutor advised.
Dubai is maximizing efforts to attract foreign visitors amidst competition from other countries, affected by the Arab Spring.
Gitex Shopper has seen record sales and has confirmed its position as the consumer electronics event of the year, the organizers revealed.
The Dubai Civil Aviation Authority will shut the airspace between 2.
The largest outdoor family entertainment venue in the region and member of Tecom Investments, Dubai Global Village, which opened doors early this year, is all set to welcome huge number of visitors during the Eid Al Adha, with several events, special offers and surprises.
The Global Village in Dubai will open doors tomorrow, and will remain open for next 124 days, the longest-ever duration, since its launch in 1996, and is hoping to welcome at least five million visitors this year.
Expatriates working in the United Arab Emirates have begun contributing towards a pension system, which aims to primarily build a local asset management industry, and which aims to boost the local stock exchanges and debt markets.
The Government of Dubai, having re-structured its investment arms and having recapitalized financial institutions, has now begun implementing some development projects.
All businesses in the UAE will switch to the metric system from 11-11-11, replacing the foot-pound or the imperial system, as part of global measure to rationalize measurements.
Linking of visa processing with ID card registrations has begun in Abu Dhabi yesterday, and the Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) is expecting an increase in expatriate registrations hereafter.
The 31st edition of Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), the biggest and best ICT event in the region, has been officially unveiled in Dubai yesterday for technology fans and enthusiasts by H H Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai.