Saturday Brief: From Dubai Police’s New Supercar To Louvre’s Cartier Exhibit; 6 UAE Updates

UAE Chronicles: From Supercars to Art Exhibitions, a glimpse into recent developments.

by Deeplata Garde
Saturday Brief: From Dubai Police’s New Supercar To Louvre’s Cartier Exhibit; 6 UAE Updates

The UAE is making strides in various domains, from law enforcement to cultural enrichment, solidifying its global leadership. From Dubai Police’s prestigious fleet welcoming the Lamborgini Urus to Louvre Abu Dhabi’s “Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design” exhibition further exemplifies the UAE’s ongoing journey of progress and distinction.

1. Dubai Police’s Supercar Fleet Welcomes A Luxurious Addition, Lamborgini Urus

In a city renowned for opulence, Dubai Police adds a new dimension to its prestigious fleet. The Lamborghini Urus Performante has joined the renowned patrol supercar fleet of the Dubai Police, marking its addition at the Dubai Airshow 2023. This high-performance supercar complements an existing array of supercars in the police fleet, which includes models from Aston Martin, Bugatti, Ferrari, Bentley, Porsche, and McLaren, along with luxury speed boats and a 3D-printed SWAT super truck.

2. Saudi Airport Lounge Operator and Maldivian Private Jet Operator Join Forces


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A strategic partnership unfolds in Saudi Arabia as the country’s airport lounge operator collaborates with Beond, a private jet operator based in the Maldives. This alliance, formalized between Amr AlMadani, CEO of the Royal Commission for AlUla, and John Pagano, CEO of Red Sea Global, aims to redefine the kingdom’s tourism landscape, positioning it as a global hub for tourists and investors.

3. Heavy Rains and Storms Disrupt Flights at Dubai Airport

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UAE’s recent encounter with heavy rains and storms led to disruptive flight cancellations at Dubai airport. 13 inbound flights were diverted to neighbouring airports, and 6 outbound flights from DXB were cancelled due to heavy rain and thunderstorms.

4. UAE Introduces New Pension Law for Divorced and Widowed Women

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A woman with insurance coverage, regardless of her marital status (married, divorced, or widowed), has the option to apply for a retirement pension. However, in the case of being a mother of five children or more, there is a possibility of reducing both the minimum age requirement and the subscription period. For eligibility, the insured individual must be a minimum of 55 years old, and the subscription period should span at least 30 years.

5. Cartier Exhibition Unveiled at the Louvre Abu Dhabi


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Art enthusiasts in the UAE have a treat in store.  Louvre Abu Dhabi hosts the “Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design” exhibition. Running from November 16, 2023, to March 24, 2024, the showcase explores the influence of Islamic arts on Cartier’s design evolution from the early 20th century to the present day. With over 500 pieces, including jewellery, drawings, books, photographs, and archival documents, the exhibition exemplifies the rich intersection of cultures.

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6. Residents Navigate Flooded Dubai Streets With Kayaks & Paddle Boards

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As reported by the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), rainfall in parts of Dubai and Sharjah led to water logging. This prompted creative solutions from residents in the UAE. Residents were observed turning their gloomy days into fun by navigating through flooded roads using kayaks and paddleboards.

UAE’s Ongoing Journey

The UAE continues to make remarkable strides across diverse sectors. Despite weather challenges, the nation’s resilience and innovative spirit shine through. It reinforces its position as a global leader in multiple domains. As the UAE embraces its multifaceted identity, it stands poised at the forefront of global progress and distinction.

Cover Image Courtesy: Dubai Police, Louvre Abu Dhabi

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