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General Information

General Information

Currency
The monetary unit is the Dirham (AED), which is divided into 100 fils. It is fixed to the US dollar at a current rate of US$1 = Dhs3.675
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Driving
Cars are driven on the right hand side of the road. Seat belts must be worn in the front and it is recommended that passengers buckle up in the back as well...
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Driving License
Visitors on a visit visa can obtain a temporary driving license provided they have a valid license from a recognized country: Australia, Austria, Belgium, C...
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Language
The official language of meetings and events is English. No simultaneous interpretation are offered. The official language in United Arab Emirates is Arabic...
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Liability
The PCO Meeting Minds – Experts acts solely as an agent and is not liable for any losses, accidents, injuries to persons or damage to property of any kind. ...
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Local Time
Gulf Standard Time: + 4 hours GMT
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Medical
Medical services in United Arab Emirates are of international standards.
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Photography
Normal tourist photography is acceptable but like anywhere in the world, it is courteous to ask permission before photographing people, especially local wom...
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Public Holidays
Islamic holidays are based on the Hijri calendar which is controlled by the sighting of the moon. As a result the dates of holidays are often confirmed le...
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Safety
The United Arab Emirates is considered a very safe country and crime rate is very low. Even though crime rate is near to zero, city police still maintain ti...
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