History of Dubai

What is Dubai...
Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates. Its one of the seven emirates that increased reputation of the country. Dubai is almost at the middle of the seven Emirates its located on the emirate's northern coastline and heads up the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman.

History of Dubai

We can say that the establishment of the Dubai dates comes back to 1833 when settled nearly 800 people belonging to the Bani Yas tribe, led by Al Maktoum at the creek area. The creek at the time is a natural port for the region, which later led to the emergence of Dubai as a hub for fishing and pearling and trade.

With the beginning of the twentieth century Dubai was popular in port, and the market is located in the Deira side, its the largest in the Sahel region has contained more than 350 stores, so it became a point of traders and visitor continuously. In that period, the total number of Dubai's population was about 20,000, a quarter of whom were residents.

In the fifties of the twentieth century, there was an increasing number of ships using the creek, which led to the fullness silt, so the ruler of Dubai late His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum issued a decision, a decision is bold and ambitious and after consideration isscraping the bottom of the creek and clean it, and it was to that step effect a clear increase in the number of ships arriving at the port andincrease the volume of goods imported to Dubai, which reflected significantly strengthen and consolidate Dubai's position as a major trading center and the station leading to the re-export.

After the discovery of oil in 1966, Sheikh Rashid worked on oil imports and investments in infrastructure for the development of Dubai. So the construction of schools, hospitals and roads. And laid his foundations in that period modern communications network and transportation network, it has also been in the custody of the building and the construction of two modern port at Dubai International Airport It behooves the development of the runaway to accommodate all types of aircraft. He ordered the largest artificial port in the world in the Jebel Ali area that has become home to the region is still free to build its reputation fills prospects.

It was clear that Dubai emerging possessed of the ingredients are enough to achieve a historic success, there are wise leadership has a clear vision, and there is a complete infrastructure, and there is open to everyone and friendly environment, and there is no tax on personal income and business income, in addition all that import duties almost negligible.

These factors have combined quickly, with the result that Dubai quickly turned into a tourist and commercial attraction for the area stretching from Egypt to the Indian sub-continent and from South Africa to the center of what is known today as the independent Union of the States.

Since the 60's, it was the dream of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, who was at that time the ruler of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, the establishment of a federation of the United Arab Emirates. However in 1971, Solutions features the dream materialize on the ground began, under the banner of unity emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah, and then Union Emirate hugged Ras Al Khaimah in the following year in 1972, and so joined the world map solid pillars state known as the United Arab Emirates.

And the wise leadership of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, the United Arab Emirates occupied the position as one of the rich countries in this world, where the annual per capita income in the 80's and early 90's was about US $ 17,000.

Dubai has taken a strategic decision early on to work in the direction that the emirate become a global tourist destination. This was achieved through massive investments in tourism witnessed over the years, which led to the high number of tourists to become millions each year. Dubai today has many points which is a magnet for tourists and investors from around the world, there is an unrivaled range of hotel projects and towers and residential complexes that combine the art of ancient Islamic architecture, and between modern equipment and designs. One example is the Burj Al Arab Hotel, overlooking the Jumeirah coast which is the only seed in the world within the 7-star Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the entire world (828 meters), and place close to the Emirates Towers, which has a height of 350 meters.

Dubai will host today the most prominent sports and artistic events and world championships, "the Dubai Desert Classic golf", for example, is one of the leading competitions that fall within the golf professional organization events, the Dubai Tennis Championships are included in the activities of Tennis Professional Association, and witnessing the Dubai World Cup horse extremely competitive with the participation of the best horses, which is the world's richest horse racing at all and is attended by horse lovers from all over the world.

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