Visitors walk past planes on display during the opening of the Middle East Business Aviation (MEBA) event at the Al-Maktoum International Airport, Dubai World Central (DWC), on December 11, 2012. MEBA is featuring exhibitions by 385 companies inside the DWC terminal building and over 45 business aircraft in front of the airport runway. (AFP/Getty Images)
Just about everything Badr Jafar touches turns to golD, formed just seven years ago, his crescent enterprises is raking in over a billion dollars in revenues and is highly profitable. But the young Emirati insists profits are just part of the plan.