CHENEY TOUR: US Vice president Dick Cheney began his Middle East tour on March 18 with a visit to US troops based in Iraq. Cheney is seen here greeting troops stationed at Balad Air Base, Iraq before giving his address. (Getty Images)
Sharjah-based Gulf Petrochem has ballooned into a $2.5bn oil conglomerate in less than 20 years. Co-founder Sudhir Goyel reveals why the UAE is no longer the centre-of-attention, as global plans take hold.