Abu Dhabi named safest city in the Middle East


By Staff  www.arabianbusiness.com

Abu Dhabi has been named the safest city in the Middle East and one of the 25 safest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2015.

The index, which takes into account digital security, health security, infrastructure safety and personal safety, ranked the UAE capital 25th globally.

Abu Dhabi beat Doha, at number 29 and Riyadh at number 46, with the UAE capital scoring strongly in digital security and infrastructure safety. There was no place for Dubai in the list which ranked 50 cities in total.

Globally, Tokyo, the most populous city in the world, took the top spot, followed by Singapore, Osaka, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Sydney, Zurich, Toronto, Melbourne and New York. More info