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The Forum is a completed 35-floor tower in the Business Bay in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Construction of The Forum was finished in 2009.
Business Bay is a central business district under construction in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The project features numerous skyscrapers located in an area where Dubai Creek has been dredged and extended. Business Bay will have upwards of 240 buildings, comprising commercial and residential developments. The infrastructure of Business Bay has been completed in 2008, and the entire development is expected to be completed between 2012-2015. Business Bay is part of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, and Ruler of Dubai. Business Bay will be a new 'city' within the city of Dubai and is being built as a commercial, residential and business cluster along a new extension of Dubai Creek extending from Ras Al Khor to Sheikh Zayed Road. Covering an area of 64,000,000 square feet (5,900,000 m2), once completed it will be composed of office and residential towers set in landscaped gardens with a network of roads, pathways and canals. It will become the region's business capital as well as a freehold city.
Dubai is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). On the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, it is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country.
The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia at 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 maritime borders with Qatar to the west and Iran to the north. The sovereign constitutional monarchy is a federation of seven emirates consisting of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. Their boundaries are complex, with numerous enclaves within the various emirates. Each emirate is governed by a ruler; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the rulers serves as the President of the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.
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Dubai International Airport is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic. It is also the third-busiest airport in the world by passenger traffic, the sixth-busiest cargo airport in world, the busiest airport for Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 movements, and the airport with the highest average number of passengers per flight. In 2017, DXB handled 88 million passengers, 2.65 million tonnes of cargo and registered 409,493 aircraft movements.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai. Since his accession in 2006, after the death of his brother Sheikh Maktoum, he has undertaken reforms in the UAE's government, starting with the UAE Federal Government Strategy in April 2007. In 2010 he launched the UAE vision 2021 with the aim of making the UAE 'one of the best countries in the world' by 2021.
The Burj Khalifa, known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a total height of 829.8 m (2,722 ft) and a roof height of 828 m (2,717 ft), the Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in late 2008.
Mohammad Abdulla Al Gergawi is the Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future of the United Arab Emirates and the Chairman of the Executive Office of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in the Government of Dubai. He leads the development of the UAE Federal Government Strategy and oversees its overall delivery, performance and future readiness. Al Gergawi is known to have been part of many of Dubai's successful projects and has forward looking foresight on the future of the Emirate and the world.
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is a stock exchange located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was founded on March 26, 2000.
Gulf News is a daily English language newspaper published from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was first launched in 1978, and is currently distributed throughout the UAE and also in other Gulf Countries. Its online edition was launched in 1996.
The Address Downtown, formerly The Address Downtown Dubai, is a 63-story, 302.2 m (991 ft) supertall hotel and residential skyscraper in the Burj Dubai Development Area of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was built by Emaar Properties Group.
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, commercially rebranded as du in February 2007, is one of the two telecom operators in the United Arab Emirates. du offers fixed line, mobile telephony, internet and digital television services across the United Arab Emirates.
Art in Dubai is an emerging activity in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. New galleries such as Carbon 12 Dubai, art fairs, artists, art patrons and collectors have grown in number.
Richard Attias is a Moroccan events producer, founder and former chairman of PublicisLive and currently the executive chairman of Richard Attias and Associates. He is also the founder of The New York Forum and the co-founder of the Global Clinton Initiative and the Nobel Laureates Conference. From 1995 to 2008, he was the Executive Producer of the Davos Forum.
Women in the United Arab Emirates have achieved some measures of legal protection in recent years. In 2008–2009, 21% of Emirati women were part of the labor force, whereas 45% of Kuwaiti women were part of the labor force.
One Park Avenue or East Park 07 Tower is a supertall skyscraper proposed for construction in Dubai, UAE. The building will stand 600 m (1,969 ft) tall with 125 floors. The tower will be energy efficient, and will use green building elements, for example by pumping air from the cooler top floors down to the warmer bottom floors. The 125-story building has a curvy design which contains steel ribbons for solar power generation. At times, the tower can generate more than enough electricity for itself. The excess energy will be sent to other buildings and the rest of Dubai. EP 07 Tower is just one tower out of the proposed East Park / Atrium City Towers development, which will include as many as five buildings with more than 100 floors, including EP 07 Tower.
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is a private technical university located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a campus of BITS Pilani. It offers undergraduate, graduate and research courses in engineering, sciences and management.
Arab Media Forum is an international media forum organized by Dubai Press Club, founded in 2001 and based at Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Art Dubai is a leading international art fair that takes place every March in Dubai. Founded in 2007, Art Dubai is the preeminent platform to see art from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Each year, the fair features a globally diverse lineup of over 90 galleries from more than 40 different countries, from household names to emerging art spaces, making it the world's most globally diverse art fair. Art Dubai is one of the major events on the international arts calendar, attracting over 28,000 visitors in 2018, including UAE-based, regional and international collectors, curators, patrons and nearly 100 visiting museums and institutions. Alongside its gallery halls, Art Dubai’s extensive programming includes commissioned artists’ and curators’ projects, residencies, education initiatives and the Global Art Forum.
Mona Ghanem Al Marri is a government media official in the United Arab Emirates. She has established a career in strategic media communication, management, public relations in addition to key role in the field of women’s empowerment.