Sand and Skyscrapers – Understanding the United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is home to the largest overseas Singaporean population in the Middle East. It is also Singapore’s 16th largest trading partner, with bilateral trade valued at $18.1 billion in 2018. While the two countries might seem worlds apart, they are actually more similar than one might think. What draws many Singaporeans to the UAE and what opportunities does it hold for Singaporeans?
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
5.00 pm – 6.00 pm (Singapore Time)
Conducted via Zoom (online)
About the Speaker
Former Deputy Chief of Mission
United Arab Emirates
Ravi is a veteran of the Singapore Foreign Service with close to a decade in service, of which he has spent almost five years covering the Middle East. Among his different roles were three years as Deputy Chief of Mission and First Secretary (Political) in the Singapore Embassy to the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi.