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Dubai Creek Park is the second largest park in Dubai with an area of about 96 hectares. It is located between Garhoud and Maktoum bridges .Families can enjoy their time here. Planned picnics can be organized and managed with ease in the Park. If not a picnic, the Park offers excellent facilities to have a day free of the kitchen duties for the busy moms. Kids will be beside themselves as they get to spend time among the never-ending lawn area. There is an admission fee which is quite nominal. It comes to around AED 5 only per person.

Most women enter Dubai under the sponsorship of their husbands. A husband can sponsor his wife if he has a minimum salary of AED4000, OR AED 3000 if accommodation is provided. After reaching and settling down, some women decide to start /resume their careers. Unlike in India, there are some legal formalities to be completed. Women who want to start working for a company need to obtain a work permit /labour card from the company. In addition to this, she has to obtain a No Objection Certificate from her husband, who is currently her sponsor.

A Domestic helper’s visa can be cancelled either at the airport or in advance through DNRD.

 Dubai Police and the Roads and Transport Authority deserve credit for creating and maintaining a well organized system to keep traffic under control in Dubai. Along with their competence, they make use of advanced technological development to keep traffic violations to the minimum.

A system of black points leading to confiscation of the driver’s driving license is in force to ensure adherence to traffic laws.

Struggling to find a suitable job? It’s much easier to approach a good and reliable recruitment agency to help with this task. Listed below are the names and addresses of some of the reliable ones in Dubai. The majority of these agencies deal with vacancies in all Industries.

BAC Middle East

Office 101, Liberty House
Dubai International Financial Centre
P O Box 506798, Dubai, UAE.

Tel: 9714 - 4398500
Fax: 9714 - 4588208

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Ice skating is one of the favorite pastimes of all age groups. Be it grownups or kids, this sport has always had a magic spell on everyone.

The Dubai Government is very considerate towards disabled drivers and offers them support in every way.

Disabled Driver Training

Emirates Driving Institute had started the new facility to enable the training of disabled drivers. This course would make them attend the same level of training and they would also have to pass the same examinations to get a driving licence. This is done to make them confident of themselves on the road.

The Public Transport Agency in Dubai , provides inter-emirates bus service on 11 routes, linking Dubai Emirate with all other Emirates and cities across the UAE.

The main stations (Deira and Bur Dubai) operate on shifts from 06:00 am up to 12:00 am (midnight).

 The Different Bus routes from Dubai to Sharjah, Ajman, Abudhabi and Ras Al Khaimah are given below:

Dubai to Abu Dhabi 

The  first bus  is at 0500, last bus at 0100, there is an interval of  20 mins from 0500 to 2300 and every hour from 2300 to 0100.

Dubai is a magical world for kids. Take a look at some of the most fascinating things to do in Dubai along with the kids.

Desert safari

A visit to Dubai is never complete without a desert safari. For kids, bashing among the dunes in the power vehicles will be absolutely thrilling, unless they tend to fall travel sick. Kindly go through our earlier article for further details. A night in the desert will be a memorable one for the youngsters.

There are some measures adopted in UAE to issue an Emirates ID to the residents .This is an electronic method of identification.  It contains an ID number that links every individual to his/her own personal and biological lifetime data. The ID number serves as a reference for the respective individual in his/her identity-proved transactions with government bodies and some private organizations.

To get more information about the Emirates ID, please refer to our earlier article on it. The link is provided below.

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