How Dubai managed to transform itself from Desert Village to Global Player

Dubai is no longer the desert village that used to be involved in trading and minor oil production at one time. The city has come a long way and has seen some tremendous growth and has transformed into a global investment and tourism hub.

Dubai‚Äôs ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, once summed up his ambitions for the city in a simple sentence: “We want to be No. 1.”

So their strategy is simple – to go big and bold. No wonder the emirate keeps on announcing headline-grabbing projects.

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