SportsCricket Cricket is followed by Dubais large community ofIndians and Pakistanis alongside the residents from othercricket playing nations (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, England,Australia and South Africa). In 2005, the InternationalCricket Council (ICC) moved its headquarters fromLondon to Dubai. The city has hosted several Pakistanmatches and two new grass grounds are beingdeveloped in Dubai Sports City
United Arab Emirates Currency: UAE Dirham (AED) Languages: Arabic Capital: Abu Dhabi Largest city: Dubai Religion: Mostly Islam/Muslim Type of government: Federation of sevenemirates with one advisory body. Area : 67,340 square kilometres Exchange rate: 1 UAE dirham = 0.2105 euros
Politics Politics of the United Arab Emirates takes place ina framework of a federal, presidential, electedmonarchy. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is afederation of seven constitutional monarchies: theEmirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Rasal-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Qaiwain. The ruler of Abu Dhabi is President of the UnitedArab Emirates, the head of state, and the ruler ofDubai is the Prime Minister of the United ArabEmirates, the head of government.Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
The Dubai Tower “BurjDubai tallest building inThe World
Culture – Dress Code There are legal guidelines as to what is not acceptable.Dress codes for Women1. Public places the dress code applies to includes malls,markets, cinemas, on the street, on the road in yourcar, super markets, public areas of hotels etc.2. You can wear what you want in your home.3. Round pools or at the beach bikinis or swimsuits must beworn- topless bathing is not allowed.Dress codes for Men1. Bare chests are not allowed in public2. Shorts should be to the knee3. Swimwear should not be worn awayfrom a pool or beachAcceptabledress in UAE
”Heritage villageThe Traditional way of life inthe Emirate of Dubai
When you want shopping youshould think of Dubai
Food1. Stuffed Camel - It is also mentioned in Guiness Book ofWorld Records as one of the biggest dishes served inthis world.2. Al Harees - Al Harees is a famous dish of UAE withhighly exotic taste.3. Shawarma - It can be made with lamb or chicken.Different restaurants serve this dish in different manner4. Al Machboos - Important ingredients are rice, meat,onion and dried lemon (Loomy).5. Hummus - It is not actually a dish, rather it is a famousdip made from chickpeas, olive oil, lemon juice, tahinipaste, salt and garlic.
Dubai MarinaThis is one of the big projects going down at the moment. I think there are40 odd towers being built side by side, with another 40 on the other side ofthe main road you see there. Everything on a massive scale.Dubai MarinaThis is one of the big projects going down at the moment.There are 40 odd towers being built side by side, with another40 on the other side of the main road you see there. Everythingon a massive scale.