The UAE’s per capita GDP is on par with those of leading West European nations. With Abu Dhabi topping the world’s list of most expensive cities to live in, this Arab giant makes no secret its desire to remain in the spot light. Its economy is primarily driven by oil revenues.
Recent times have seen its successful and accelerated advancements in economics, arts, culture, education and tourism. This has led to the UAE taking center stage in the international arena. Its moderate foreign policy stance have allowed the UAE to play a vital role in the affairs of the region.
This featured visual documentation, also named as the “Shifting Sands” series aims to note the ever changing and fast-paced development surrounding this star of the middle east, through casual observations of the various aspects of its people, culture and livelihood.