Amazing combination of futuristic thinking and ethnic knowledge
Time and again, UAE has rated among the top destinations for tourist as well as expats. The credit goes to the safe and secure environment provided by the local government as well as the corporate friendly tax structure
The United Arab Emirates [UAE] comprises of seven ’emirates’ or states, with Abu Dhabi, Dubai & Sharjah being the most popular. The other four emirates are namely, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah.
Each emirate has it’s own local government and a few set of rules, the national laws and the foreign policy however, are the same for all of them. Free Trade Zones are available in all the emirates with some differences in license types and prices.
“No matter how many buildings, foundations, schools and hospitals we build, or how many bridges we raise, all these are material entities. The real spirit behind the progress is the human spirit, the able man with his intellect and capabilities.”
– Shaikh Zayed
A World of Activities
For the explorer in you, the list of activities and sports available in the UAE is ‘endless’ and we mean that.
Whether you want the world’s longest zipline at 150 kmph or taking bird’s eye view from the world’s highest building. Try your hand at some dune bashing or stay at beach resort for the weekend.
The list of activities suit every mood and age. It’s something you can’t miss.
Getting involved in adventure is the ‘way of life’ here in the UAE.
An Epic Food Bonanza
UAE is known for it’s diverse culture which celebrates various cuisines of the world. Seafood is major player here, but apart from that, Arabic traditional cuisine is among the most popular.
Due to the vast expatriate population (almost 90%), you can find ingredients of all major cuisines in the local stores.
Among the popular cuisines available in the innumerable cafes and restaurants are Arabic, Indian, Italian, Asian, Japanese, Lebanese, Mexican, Korean, Russian, Turkish, Continental, French, Spanish and many more.
You have so many options for your palette that you will never get bored.
And almost all major food brands have there outlets lined up on major streets to make you feel even more pampered.
Arabic Shawarmas are a favorite among the people looking for something light and flavorful on the way. Similar is the love for Arabic coffee and tea, which can easily be classified as a staple food here.
Just like the Arabic culture, there’s something for everyone here
Corporate Friendly Environment
UAE was the country in the middle east to attain a corporate friendly infrastructure, not in just the terms of easy licensing but the overall business environment that it boasts of.
The only country to have continuously topped the World Bank’s charts in terms of ‘ease of doing business, the trend was continued in 2020 too. Many other countries from the Gulf region have joined this list but still UAE holds the #1 position, due to the continuous reforms that the local government keeps on bringing.
The main point of attraction for the businesses is the ZERO income tax and corporate structure which is still in place in the current regime.
Earlier, ownership was an issue as local sponsorship was mandatory to setup any business but with coming up free zones, this hurdle was well tackled and now, you can form a company with 100% ownership in UAE. Each emirate has it’s own free zone and big emirates like Abu Dhabi and Dubai, even have different free zones for different types of entities.
Just watch your dreams come true…