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Timeline of Dubai

UAE Moments 03/12/2021 UAEMoments team
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Timeline of Dubai

1966

Fast searches were made this year in Dubai.

1971

UAE ie the United Arab Emirates was established, which included seven emirates.

1979

A free ecumenical zone known as Jebel Ali Free Zone.

1980s

First mall (Al Ghurair Centre, 1981), Dubai Duty Free (1983), Emirates airline (1985) and Jebel Ali Free Zone (1985) established.

1985

Emirate airline launched.

1990

Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid becomes ruler.

1996

Dubai World Cup was held for the first time that was a horse race game.

1999

 A hotel named Burj Al-Arab opened, which is the world's first Seven Star Hotel.

2000

 Sheikh Mohammed launches internet.

2003

 A very big and magnificent project was launched, under which the dubai and the world's tallest building was to be built.

2005

Population of Dubai reaches 1.5 million, up from 59,000 in 1967.

2006

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum becomes King of Dubai and also Vice President of UAE.

2008

The credit crunch hits Dubai, pushing the emirate to the brink of bankruptcy and stalling many major construction projects.

2009

Emirates Terminal 3 and Metro were launched to reduce road and air traffic.

2010

Burj Khalifa was registered as the world's tallest building.

2012

The Middle East’s first ever female train driver starts work on the Dubai metro in January.

2013

The tallest hotel in the world opens on Sheikh Zayed Road, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, and with it a sense of Dubai’s recovery and ambition to keep breaking records.

2014

The establishment of the UAE Space Agency and the launch of a Mars mission is announced.

2015

UAE Mars probe named Hope

2016

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates the Dubai Water Canal.

2017

Dubai Font, Dubai's own font, was launched.

2018

Dubai Frame, World's best new attraction opening in 2018.

2019

The Year of Tolerance.

2020

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