(R-L) Olympic gold medalists Peter Reed, Andy Hodge, Iain Percy, and Andrew Simpson reveal the official Omega London 2012 Countdown Clock marking 500 days to go to the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Trafalgar Square on March 13, 2011 in London. Omega is the official timekeepers of the Olympic Games. (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.