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Transcript of UAE
*19.5% Below Poverty Line
*Number of foreign tourists expected to reach 9 million this year Flaws *Economy relies on foreign workers
*Overdependence on oil =vulnerability to price fluctuation in world oil market
*Growing inflation President Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Vice president, ruler of Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Ruler of Ajman: Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid al-Nuaimi Ruler of Fujairah: Sheikh Hamad bin Muhammad bin Hamad al-Sharqi Ruler of Ras al Khaimah: Sa'ud Bin-Saqr al-Qasimi Ruler of Sharjah: Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad al-Qasimi Ruler of Umm al Qaiwain: Sheikh Saud bin Rashid al-Mualla Flag of UAE White - peace and honesty
Red - hardiness, bravery, strength & valour Green - hope, joy and love and in many cultures have a sacred significance
Black - the defeat of enemies or determination Dress Women usually wear an abaya men wear a thawb -Men have to ensure to keep their clothes clean
-well suited for the hot and dry weather
-woven by wool or cotton -Covers most of the body besides face, feet, and hands
-Simple and loose cloak
-Some choose to wear a niqb which is a veil that covers the face
-Some choose to wear black gloves to cover the hands Food Meat:
-lamb and chicken
are the most used
-pork is prohibited Dairy:
-dairy is popular
white cheese, cream Herbs and Spices:
-mint and thyme
- sesame, saffron, turmeric, garlic, cumin, cinnamon, and sumac. Beverages:
-Most prefer hot than cold beverages
- Bulgur and semolina Fruits and Vegetables:
-pomegranate -figs Nuts:
-pine nuts -peanuts
-pistachios *Money Made on Exports: 202.1 Billion, 45% Crude Oil Exports Dubai Shopping Festival Shaikh Mohammed on Twitter? + ? World Future Energy Summit Geography government type:
-some individual places have authority, traditions camel racing
-held in the winter months
-attract hundreds of people to compete for a prize
-top speeds can receive several million dollars dance
-folk dances and music
-dancers get in line or circle
-clapping, bells, tambourines, drum
-mostly male oriented Works Cited UAE." Gulf News. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2013.
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