About UAE & LEBANON

About UAE


Currency

The Emirati Dirham (AED) is the currency of United Arab Emirates. The exchange against the US dollar is maintained at the rate: 1 AED = $ 0.27.
Merchants in UAE accept ONLY AED currency.

Climate


UAE has a tropical weather generally hot and dry. Rain is rare and peaks in February. You will miss the clouds and get tired of sunshine! The region is prone to occasional, violent dust storms, which can severely reduce visibility.

Local time

UAE is 4 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Telephone/ Mobile

The country code for UAE is +971. Mobile SIM cards can be purchased in many convenience stores.

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About Lebanon



Currency

The Lebanese currency is the Lebanese Pound (LBP) or Lebanese Lira (LL). The exchange against the US dollar is maintained at the rate: $1 = LL 1.500.
Virtually all merchants in Lebanon accept either Lebanese currency or US currency.

Climate


Lebanon has a temperate Mediterranean climate, with warm, dry summers and cooler, wet winters. Snow falls for a large part of winter in the mountain regions where there are numerous ski resorts.

The coast is relatively mild in winter, with maximums rarely falling below 13°C.

The conference coincides with the beginning of the spring season. Normal temperature then ranges between 10°C and 20°C, with chances for light rain.

Local time

Lebanon is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Telephone/ Mobile

The country code for Lebanon is +961. Telephone booths are accessible for local and international calls. Mobile SIM cards can be purchased in many convenience stores.