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Dubai Expat Interview – Aashish Maitey

This week’s Into-yous features Indian expat Aashish Maitey.

Tell us a little about yourself
I am an Industry Professional and Business consultant , would like to have some professional link globally who has interest in Dubai. If you want to set up a business in Dubai or free zone operations, I could assist on it . You could reach me at : ashish.mbose@ymail.com or at +971.55.6724864.

When did you move to Dubai and what brought you here?
Came in 2006 and brought some Professional experience.

Have you been an expat elsewhere and if so, where?
In UK for professional assignment.

The best advice you were given to prepare you for life in Dubai
Nothing .. explore yourself and Dubai will teach you everything.

What surprised you most about Dubai?
The amazing rate of growth without substantial resources …the dream to make it big.

What area do you live in?
Bur Dubai, Mankhool Area

If money were no object, where would you most like to live in Dubai?
Very happy where I am right now :) But of course in Jumeirah… the best!

Your favorite Arabic word or phrase you have learned so far
Mafi muskil – No problem

Your least favorite word or phrase you have adopted since moving to Dubai?
Hada

What has been your best experience in Dubai to date?
To see the city from a seaplane , mostly the Palm Area..

Where do you hope to spend your next holiday?
Europe..may be in the UK.

Who is the person you most miss when you are in Dubai?
I have no one to miss…

What is your favorite restaurant in Dubai?
Shiraj , Bur Dubai, Bank Street

What grocery item do you most miss from your home country?
Some ethnic fruits and vegetables

When friends and family visit you in Dubai where will you absolutely take them?
a desert safari and a belly dance ..

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