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UAE tobacco factory owner on development of business

15 December 2013 Last updated at 20:18 GMT

Whether called shisha, hookah, nargillah or hubbly bubbly, the tobacco water pipe has long been a favourite of smokers in the Middle East.

One UAE based company has capitalised on this love affair - by transforming a small-scale tobacco factory into a major global supplier.

The BBC met the man behind the Al Fakhouri business in the emirate of Ajman.

Watch: Middle East Business Report