The mascot of the FIFA U17 World Cup UAE 2013 tournament, to be held in the UAE, has been unveiled during a ceremony in Dubai. The mascot is named Shaqran, after a popular type of falcon in the Emirates.(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.