According to a press release dated 7 December 2021, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates introduced a 50-dirham note to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the union which was established on 2 December 1971. This is the first polymer note issued by the United Arab Emirates. B253 (PNL):
, According to an article in The National dated 28 October 2018 and a bank press release, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates intends to introduce a new 100-dirham note with improved anti-counterfeiting features on 30 October 2018, including a new green-to-blue SPARK Live feature at lower left
The National has an excellent series of photos showing the opening of a new banknote printing plant in the United Arab Emirates.
, According to an article in The Gulf Today dated 6 March 2013, the United Arab Emirates Central Bank intends to introduce a new 200-dirham note (B241a) with enhanced security features (OVI coat of arms and 3-mm wide, color-shifting windowed security thread with demetalized UAE 200) as well as tactile