United Arab Emirates

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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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UAE engages global community on path to 2026 UN Water Conference at 10th World Water Forum in Bali

Beijing News 25 May 2024
This week, the UAE Ministry of ... The next UN Water Conference will take place in 2026, with co-hosts from the UAE and Senegal organizing a series of global consultations to engage the international community in identifying shared ambitions and priorities for the upcoming conference....

CBUAE Governor, IMF mission discuss UAE financial, banking sector developments

Eye Of Riyadh 24 May 2024
Khaled Mohamed Balama, Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE), met with a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Ali Al-Eyd, during the 2024 Article IV Consultation to discuss the UAE’s economic and financial developments....

Blue Ocean Corporation reaffirms its commitment to sustainability

Khaleejtimes 24 May 2024
Blue Ocean Corporation, one of the world leaders in supply chain consulting and training, is proud to play a significant role in advancing the sustainability agenda in the UAE by helping companies achieve excellence in sustainability ... Amidst this context, the UAE Government has ......

UAE President honours global dignitaries for contributions to success of COP28

Eye Of Riyadh 24 May 2024
... on Climate Change (COP28) hosted by the UAE late last year ... Yasmine Fouad, Minister of Environment, Egypt, was a vocal advocate of the UAE and COP28 Presidency, as well as part of the finance ministerial pair, which contributed to consultations with Negotiating Groups and Parties....

UAE sojourn: PM Shehbaz says 'begging bowl broken'

The News International 23 May 2024
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif addresses an event in UAE, on May 23, 2024 ... Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, in his maiden UAE visit as premier, has said that Pakistan seeks joint collaboration and investments with friendly countries as he has broken the "begging bowl" ... On the occasion, three agreements were signed between Pakistani and UAE companies....

10-year Blue Visa in UAE: Which jobs could get you the long-term residency

Khaleejtimes 23 May 2024
A new 10-year UAEBlue Residency’ announced recently could create hundreds of job opportunities for those who care about the environment, experts have said ... The expert sees the visa enhancing opportunities for freelancers and consultants in the UAE ... The UAE has multiple long-term residency options for eligible residents ... Blue residency visa in UAE....

Jobs that qualify for a 10-year blue visa in the UAE

Akhbrna 23 May 2024
10-year Blue Visa in UAE. ... Which jobs in the UAE qualify for a 10-year blue visa? ... The specialist believes that the visa will considerably improve the options available to freelancers and consultants in the United Arab Emirates ... The United Arab Emirates (UAE) offers these ......

Mental health: Can physical pain be rooted in trauma?

Khaleejtimes 23 May 2024
“Seeking medical help was a frustrating experience,” explained the Czech national who has lived in the UAE for six years. “Despite undergoing numerous tests and consultations, doctors were unable to pinpoint a specific cause for my pain ... I felt unheard and misunderstood, which only added to my anxiety and despair.” ... wknd@khaleejtimes.com. ....

Private Office of Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi announces partnership With Imperium Comms

Khaleejtimes 22 May 2024
Suliman Mulhem, founder and managing consultant, Imperium Comms’, expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership and underscored their commitment to aiding the UAE’s rapid development ... most popular tourist destination,” Mulhem, who also manages a political consulting firm, said....

Insulted by your boss or manager? Here are your rights as per the UAE’s laws

Gulf News 22 May 2024
Gulf News spoke with Dr Ibrahim Al Banna, CEO of Ibrahim Al Banna Advocates and Legal Consultants, who highlighted how the UAE’s Labour Law, Federal Decree-Law No ... UAE ... Mahmood Shakir Al Mashhadani, Senior Associate at Galadari Advocates and Legal Consultants, spoke about how these laws are not just part of the UAE Labour Law but also the penal code....

UAE takes part in inaugural meetings of Doha Dialogue

The Gulf Time 22 May 2024
This initiative aims to implement best practices, building on the success of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue, which was initiated by the UAE in 2008 as a consultative mechanism between labour-sending and receiving Asian countries ... He emphasised the UAE’s commitment to supporting efforts to ......

Century Financial Consultancy Honoured With Two Titles For Innovative Mobile App And CFD Brokerage

MENA FN 21 May 2024
(MENAFN - EIN Presswire) Century Financial Consultancy Trader LLC wins the Most Innovative Trading App UAE 2024 Century Financial Consultancy LLC wins Leading CFD Broker UAE 2024 With Century ... ....

IMF expects UAE economy to rise by around 4% in 2024

Al Bawaba 21 May 2024
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects the real gross domestic product (GDP) of the UAE to grow by 4 ......