Then vs Now – The United Arab Emirates

Then vs Now – The United Arab Emirates

In the spirit of the announcement of Dubai Expo 2020 and UAE National Day approaching, watch this inspiring short film

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Image: Arabian Business

A look back at the rich cultural history of the United Arab Emirates, and how far the country has come

As the UAE gears up to celebrate it's 42nd National Day – and digests the exciting news that Dubai will host the World Expo in 2020 – Buro 24/7 Middle East shares this rather lovely and informative short film which provides a unique insight into the rich history of the UAE.

From the first meeting of the Emirates' rulers to sign the first constitution, to Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan's election as President, to the initial pearl industry to the first airlinks to the region and the discovery of oil.

Watch below now...

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