UAE Facts

  • 7.90 million Population
  • $360.14 billion GDP, current prices
  • $67,007.98 GDP per capita, current prices
  • 24th Global Competitiveness Index rankings
  • 26 Ease of doing business index (1=best)
  • 75.9 Country credit rating (100=best)
  • U.A.E. dirham Currency Unit
Google MENA Managing Director Ari Kesisoglu on the Internet & technology in the Middle East
Ari Kesisoglu is the Managing Director for MENA at Google. He spoke with The Prospect Group about Google’s activities in the region, the economic impact of the internet...
Du CEO Osman Sultan on the UAE’s fast-paced telecommunications sector
Osman Sultan is the CEO of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, also known as Du, the UAE’s newest telecommunications operator. He spoke with The Prospect Gr...
McAfee MENA Regional Director Hamed Diab on developments in information security
Hamed Diab is the Regional Director - MENA of McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company. He spoke with The Prospect Group about how the security indust...
Thuraya CEO Samer Halawi on the company’s future growth prospects
Samer Halawi is the CEO of Thuraya Telecommunications Company, which provides mobile satellite communications to over 140 countries around the world. He spoke with The Prospec...
eHosting DataFort CEO Yasser Zeineldin on the growth potential of the ICT sector in the UAE
Yasser Zeineldin is the chief executive officer of eHosting DataFort, a provider of co-location and managed hosting services. He spoke with The Prospect Group about tier 4 dat...
Dubai Internet City Managing Director Malek Sultan Al Malek on the development of the ICT sector in the UAE
Malek Sultan Al Malek is the Managing Director of Dubai Internet City (DIC) and Dubai Outsource Zone. He spoke with The Prospect Group about the development and advancement of...