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East meets West, Old meets New

Awe-inspiring modernity and diversity is underpinned by the preservation of rich Arab traditions in a distinctive culture where old embraces new, and east embraces west.

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Space Pioneers

Space Pioneers

With an investment of more than A$69 Billion, the UAE plans to be one of the leading countries in the field of space research, by forging a ground-breaking path in space exploration, technology, satellite communications and research on terrestrial applications.

A fourth industrial revolution

A fourth industrial revolution

Given the primary role it plays in shaping the future, the UAE is investing in emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, semiconductors, nanotechnology and 3D printing, and in strategies and initiatives to ensure a better quality of life for everyone.

The rise of Robocops

The rise of Robocops

The country's first Robocop using Artificial Intelligence is on the beat in Dubai. Versions of the prototype will eventually be used to chase down suspects and nab parking fee dodgers.

Helping those in need

Helping those in need

The UAE spends more on development aid to assist other countries than any other nation on earth compared to its wealth.

The world’s biggest, largest, first…

The world’s biggest, largest, first…

The UAE is fast becoming a global leader for setting new benchmarks across a range of industry sectors including innovation, sustainability, architecture, tourism and more.

2018 – the Year of Zayed

2018 – the Year of Zayed

Marking 100 years since the birth of the country’s Founding Father, 2018 has been declared the “Year of Zayed” by the UAE President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

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Space Pioneers

Space Pioneers

With an investment of more than A$69 Billion, the UAE plans to be one of the leading countries in the field of space research, by forging a ground-breaking path in space exploration, technology, satellite communications and research on terrestrial applications.

A fourth industrial revolution

A fourth industrial revolution

Given the primary role it plays in shaping the future, the UAE is investing in emerging technologies including artificial intelligence, semiconductors, nanotechnology and 3D printing, and in strategies and initiatives to ensure a better quality of life for everyone.

The rise of Robocops

The rise of Robocops

The country's first Robocop using Artificial Intelligence is on the beat in Dubai. Versions of the prototype will eventually be used to chase down suspects and nab parking fee dodgers.

Helping those in need

Helping those in need

The UAE spends more on development aid to assist other countries than any other nation on earth compared to its wealth.

The world’s biggest, largest, first…

The world’s biggest, largest, first…

The UAE is fast becoming a global leader for setting new benchmarks across a range of industry sectors including innovation, sustainability, architecture, tourism and more.

2018 – the Year of Zayed

2018 – the Year of Zayed

Marking 100 years since the birth of the country’s Founding Father, 2018 has been declared the “Year of Zayed” by the UAE President, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.