Dubai tourists get free sim cards

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Tourists arriving in the UAE have started receiving a pleasant surprise at the airport.

All visitors above the age of 18 are being given free pre-paid sim cards.

The cards are valid for a month and include three minutes of talk-time along with 20MB of free data.

Authorities say 10,000 of them have already been given to tourists.

It makes Dubai the first destination in the world to provide a complimentary service.

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