United Arab Emirates

Coordinates: 24°N 54°E / 24°N 54°E / 24; 54

The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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Additionally, banks across the ... For instance, in April 2022, Mashreq Bank in partnership with Dubai's Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) joined the KYC blockchain platform initiative in UAE that helped banks to provide instant digital bank accounts along with KYC remediation....
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The Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) is increasing its research efforts into central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) ... It is believed that the bank worked in a partnership with the Central Bank of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to understand whether blockchain would benefit cross-border payments. ....

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