BRIDGING CULTURES: Actor George Clooney gives a speech prior the premiere of his new movie \'Michael Clayton\' during day one of the fourth Dubai International Film Festival earlier this week. The megastar was on hand to answer questions from the public and spoke about bridging the cultural divide between the US and the Arab world. (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.