United Arab Emirates Approves Golden Visa For PhD Holders, Outstanding Graduates

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It is good news from the United Arab Emirates as a week after relaxing certain laws on alcohol consumption and fornication, the Arab nation has approved a 10-year golden visa for all PhD holders based in the country.

The country which has become hub of development in the world has also approved golden visas for graduates who have a minimum of 3.8 grade point average from UAE-accredited universities.

Prime minister of the UAE, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced the development in a series of tweets on Sunday.

According to the prime minister, the golden visa residency was also extended to specialists in Artificial Intelligence (AI), big data, virology, epidemiology and UAE-based physicians and engineers in the fields of computer science, electronics and programming, electricity and biotechnology.

The golden visa residency was announced in 2018 by the prime minister but it started in 2019.

It is a long-term residency programme in which top professionals are issued long-term visas.

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Taofeek Olayemi Lawal is a senior correspondent with 9News Nigeria. Reporter for Women Advancement For Economic & Leadership Empowerment Foundation in Africa (WAELE). He has over 10 years experience in journalism and served as Senior Correspondent for LEADERSHIP Newspaper Abuja as well as Champion Newspaper Limited, Lagos. Contact Taofeek Olayemi Lawal by email or phone call. Phone: +234 805 307 4114, 081 0464 0001 Email: sportsesho@yahoo.com

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