About Dubai

Dubai is one of the few cities in the world that has undergone such a rapid transformation– from a humble beginning as a pearl-diving center – to one of the fastest growing cities on earth. Dubai today is a tourism, trade and logistics hub and has earned itself the reputation of being the ‘gateway between the east and the west.’ It is also considered as the dynamic nucleus of the Arabian Gulf region.

Home to just over 4 million people from more than 200 nationalities, Dubai is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world. Living in Dubai has a lot to offer. It is safe, politically stable, centrally located, and has a good education system and healthcare facilities, modern For more information visit: www.visitdubai.com


The calling code to the UAE is +971. Arabic is the official language though English is widely spoken. The capital city is Abu Dhabi yet Dubai is the commercial center.


We expect very pleasant and cool days during the 31st ESMH International Congress with temperatures within the eighteen to twenty two degrees celsius.


AED is the official currency in United Arab Emirates. The exchange rate is US$1= Dh3.67. Currency exchanges are better in malls than hotels and can be found easily.


Dubai is quite safe yet it is recommended to always have a cellphone and your identification card on hand at all times. 999 is the Dubai Police phone number.