- The United Arab Emirates is doing all within its powers to continue achieving success in the areas of medicine and technology
- This is why the country has approved a decision to grant the 10-year golden visa to people with certain qualifications
- The beneficiaries of these visas include PhD holders, physicians and engineers, among others
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it will grant the 10-year golden visa to all PhD holders, physicians, engineers in the fields of computer engineering, electronics, programming, electricity and biotechnology.
Others that will benefit from the golden visa include graduates from UAE-accredited universities with 3.8 GPA and above.
The disclosure was made on Sunday, November 15, by the vice president of UAE and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Gulf News reports.
Briefly.co.za gathers that the decision was approved by the UAE cabinet and it is aimed at attracting and retaining experts from various fields.
Also benefiting from the golden visa are those with specialised degrees in artificial intelligence, data, epidemiology or virology.
The UAE high school graduates who perform exceptionally well will also be granted this visa alongside their families.
Taking to Twitter to make the announcement, Sheik Mohammed wrote:
“Brothers and sisters, we approved today a decision to grant the 10-year golden visa to residents in the following categories: all PHD holders, all physicians, engineers in the fields of computer engineering, electronics, programming, electricity and biotechnology, graduates from UAE accredited universities who scored Grade Point Average, GPA, of 3.8 and above.”
In other news about travels abroad, Briefly.co.za earlier reported on a man with the Twitter name Tare Brisibe who has got many talking on social media after he shared his wedding photo with his Romanian bride.
In a post he sweetly titled “To have and to hold”, he shared four pictures of the bride in a beautiful print as they both wore facemasks.
Many wished the couple well. While some Nigerians suggested that the marriage could be an arranged one for citizenship, others countered, saying the man married the person his heart wanted. Many people also admired the man's height and how his suit fitted him well.
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