The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation said in a statement issued today that it will not be lenient in dealing with violators
With wild, curly white hair a conductor directed the event from a boat shrouded in smoke while dhows moved spectacularly as pyrotechnics lit up the sky.
The screens behind flashed images of UAE’s heritage until the present day while in the stands the sons of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, watched on. Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Media Incorporated, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Shaikh Mayed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Shaikh Saeed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum were all in attendance.
The DSF 2008 opening ceremony heralded 32 days of shopping, prizes and entertainment to be capped each night with fireworks displays.
The popular concept was launched in 1996 and has grown to encompass just over 100 activities and is a major draw for regional and international tourists.
With huge discounts on offer during the month and scores of raffles and prizes up for grabs, it is an important event for retailers in spurring spending by residents and visitors.
Over its 13 editions it has constantly evolved alongside Dubai to be bigger and better.
Some of the highlights this year include a broad array of entertainment for all sections of the population.
Dubai International Jazz Festival, Indian Concert, Arabic Concert and Carlos Santana are among the extended list of shows during the festival.
Global Village will again play host to activities but events will occur across town, including Al Seef Street where the Night Souq, Fun Fair and Bungee Jumping will take place.
The Creek Park will draw people to the Heritage Zone, Digital Festival Zone and Park Market, while at night the streets will be lined with faces gazing to the sky as it lights up with an evening display of fireworks.
The highlight of her performance was a clutch of 16 birdies including four over five holes in Round 2
From December 3 to January 7, visitors can have this exclusive experience on the 1km-long climate-controlled street
The Ghiath vehicles were initially designed and developed for Dubai Police in response to the demand for a new breed of mobile policing solutions
Sheikh Mohamed said solving the challenges facing the planet requires a shared vision
The new banknote is being issued in the same blue colour, for easier identification and will go into circulation on Thursday, November 30
Williamson hit 104 off 205 balls in his 29th Test century with 11 fours
The draw for the $1,000,000 grand prize is set to take place live on December 2