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The Business Empire of Hussain Sajwani

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Hussain Sajwani, who is the Founder and Chairman of DAMAC Properties, was born in 1953. He is an Emirati real estate businessman popularly known as "The Donald Trump of Dubai." His father was an entrepreneur who operated a shop selling watches, shirts, parker pens, and other imported Chinese goods.     Hussain Sajwani started his work life in in 1981 working for Abu Dhabi Gas Industries in the Finance Department. He later started his catering venture that used to serve customers from the US Military and Bechtel. This company is still operational under the name Global Logistical Services. In 2002, Hussain Sajwani launched DAMAC Properties which is one of the leading property development firms in the Arab world.     The DAMAC owner is associated with man...