- 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 visa include PhD holders, physicians, 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.
Legit.ng gathers that the decision was approved by the UAE cabinet and it is aimed at attracting and retaining experts from various fields.
Also benefitting from the golden visa are those with specialised degrees in artificial intelligence, big data, or epidemiology and 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 an earlier report by Legit.ng, the federal government disclosed that the United Arab Emirates would begin the issuance of visa to intending travellers from Nigeria as from Thursday, October 8.
Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation who made the disclosure in a tweet on Tuesday, October 6, also spoke about some of the requirements needed to secure the visa.
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