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Abu Dhabi predicts 7% annual growth to 2015
By Joanna Hartley on Wednesday, 07 January 2009

Abu Dhabi is aiming for real growth at an average of 7 percent per year through to 2015, as part of moves to diversify its economy away from oil, the emirate has revealed in its latest economic plan. MORE

New contractors in soon for Meydan project - chairman
by Tom Arnold on Wednesday, 07 January 2009

ON TRACK: Meydan's chairman insists the racecourse project will still be ready for the 2010 Dubai World Cup.
ON TRACK: Meydan's chairman insists the
racecourse project will still be ready for the
2010 Dubai World Cup.

Contractors could be appointed “within days” to take over the construction of Dubai’s new racecourse following the sacking of two firms involved in the mega-project, the chairman of Meydan Group said on Wednesday. MORE