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Can Dubai's first skyscraper cope with new competition?

29 November 2013 Last updated at 13:31 GMT

Dubai's first skyscraper was a curious sight when it opened in 1979 - surrounded by miles of empty desert, many believed it would struggle to attract tenants.

However it rapidly filled up and has gone on to become a famous local landmark.

But with so many newer, flashier buildings on offer - can it really continue to compete?

Howard Johnson reports.

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