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her death in 2004. * Abu Dhabi becomes a British (United Kingdom) protectorate. * The Cadet Band (Highty-Tighties) (current day Highty-Tighties) of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (current day Virginia Tech) is established in the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets. ** Theo van Gogh (Theo van Gogh (film director)), Dutch film director (b. 1957) ** Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, ruler of Abu Dhabi and President of United Arab Emirates the United Arab
the art and culture of the city. According to an article from the English Pen Atlas Al jawaher wal la'li was the first manuscript to come out of the UAE. According to another article this book was written in the 1990s and was banned in the city for some time for making accusations about the ruling family. Education
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won the Dubai Quality Award in the Emirate of Dubai as well as the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. After raising its share capital in 2004 by issuing convertible bonds to four strategic partners to raise about AED 1 billion, FGB will double its equity capital in 2005 with a rights issue for existing shareholders. Banks in the United Arab Emirates benefited greatly from the oil price increases in 2005. FGB's profit growth rate is currently the highest among banks in the country. FGB recently come up with a 500 million Dirham rights issue for its shareholders and its 2005 profit for the first 9 months of the year has shot up to an astounding 750 million Dirhams. The bank recently declared a stock split for greater liquidity, a greater volume of trades and more access to some smaller investors. - 2. 12 November 2005 Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, UAE (United Arab Emirates)
debut when he kept wicket in the first Twenty20 International in Dubai, which New Zealand lost by 49 runs.
, United Arab Emirates - * HH Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa) of Bahrain to HH Sheikha Shaikha bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum * HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan) of Abu Dhabi to HH Sheikha Manal bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Career Moreno’s big break was when she auditioned for a multi-genre band of 9 to 10 members, half vocalists and singers and the other half
throughout the United Arab Emirates with possible resulting penalties of deportation, fines, prison time, or the death sentence. thumb 240px Scale model of Saadiyat Island, with the Guggenheim up front (File:SaadiyatExpo Island.JPG) Several ''massive'' projects are also under way. Yas Island hosts Abu Dhabi's Formula 1 track and the Ferrari World theme park, while the upcoming $28 billion cultural zone of Saadiyat Island and its centerpieces the Louvre and Guggenheim museums are scheduled
6794777 tollfree fax hours 12PM-3PM, 7PM-12AM price content The more widely known and older Japanese restaurant, serving traditional Japanese foods and drinks. The fine dining experience is accompanied with a great decor. Drink Only restaurants located in hotels are allowed to serve alcohol. Therefore, all nightlife is associated with hotels. The drinking age is 21, but most places don't care. Unlike some other Middle Eastern nations, the bars in Abu Dhabi will be able
including Agni Air, Buddha Air, Cosmic Air, Gorkha Airlines, Nepal Airlines and Yeti Airlines connecting Kathmandu to many other major towns across Nepal. In March 2007, the Louvre announced that a Louvre museum would be completed by 2012 in Abu Dhabi. A 30-year agreement, signed by French Culture Minister Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres and Sheik Sultan bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, will establish the museum in downtown Abu Dhabi in exchange for €832,000,000 (US$1.3
;billion). The Louvre Abu Dhabi, designed by the French architect Jean Nouvel and the engineering firm of Buro Happold, will occupy and will be covered by a roof shaped like a flying saucer. France agreed to rotate between 200 and 300 artworks during a 10-year period; to provide management expertise; and to provide four temporary exhibitions a year for 15 years. The art will come from multiple museums, including the Louvre, the Centre Georges
of each other." The museum, which will be the foundation's largest, has begun construction on the northwest tip of Saadiyat Island, along with a performing arts center, the Zayed National Museum and a branch of the Louvre (Musée du Louvre).
population_density_km2 auto utc_offset +4 timezone UAE standard time website Abu Dhabi Government Portal Facebook Facebook Page footnotes Abu Dhabi is known as''رشكشا'' ((transelated too ri-shi-kesh in English)) to the local Arabic and through the historic inscriptions. thumb Aerial view of Abu Dhabi on the coast of the Persian Gulf (File:Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.JPG) '''Abu Dhabi''' (US ) title How did Dubai, Abu Dhabi and other cities get their names? Experts reveal all publisher UAE Interact date 3 October 2007 accessdate 2013-04-05 url http: www.uaeinteract.com news rss-news.asp?ID 24335 is the capital and the second most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, and also capital of Abu Dhabi emirate, the largest of the UAE's seven member emirates. Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. The city proper had a population of 921,000 in 2013. United Arab Emirates: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population. World Gazetteer.
Abu Dhabi houses federal government offices, is the seat of the United Arab Emirates Government (Federal National Council), home to the Abu Dhabi Emiri Family (Al Nahyan family) and the President of the UAE, who is from this family. Abu Dhabi has grown to be a cosmopolitan (Multiculturalism) metropolis. Its rapid development and urbanisation (Urbanization), coupled with the relatively high average income of its population, has transformed Abu Dhabi to a larger and advanced metropolis. Today the city is the country's center of political (Politics) and industrial (industry) activities, and a major cultural (Culture) and commercial (commerce) centre, due to its position as the capital. Abu Dhabi accounts for about two-thirds of the roughly $400 billion United Arab Emirates economy. Gulfnews: Abu Dhabi Economy Grows 5.2% In 2013, Slower Than Expected. www.gulfnews.com (3 June 2014). Retrieved on 2014-09-24.
Abu Dhabi is home to important financial institutions such as the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates and the corporate headquarters of many companies and numerous multinational corporations. One of the world's largest producers of oil, Abu Dhabi has actively attempted to diversify its economy in recent years through investments in financial services and tourism.
Abu Dhabi is the fourth most expensive city (List of most expensive cities for expatriate employees) for expatriate employees in the region (Middle East), and in 2014 was the 68th most expensive big city in the world.