UAE grants nationals of countries suffering from wars, disasters one year visas

The resolution stipulates that nationals of countries suffering from wars or disasters may be allowed to stay for one year regardless of the conditions of their stay. (Shutterstock)

The UAE’s cabinet of ministers has adopted a resolution granting nationals of countries suffering from wars and disasters a one-year stay in the emirates.

The resolution stipulates that nationals of countries suffering from wars or disasters may be allowed to stay for one year regardless of the conditions of their stay in the period from August 1 to October 31 of this year, which can be extended and exempted from any irregularities or fines.

“The Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, adopted a resolution to grant nationals of countries suffering from wars and disasters a one-year stay in the country, in solidarity with the people of these countries and support them so that their living conditions improve or they are able to return to their countries,” a statement on state news agency WAM read.

“The UAE offers a global model of economic development, cultural values, and political and social stability. Its foreign policy, which Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan has long developed with wisdom and moderation, is based on the firm strategic principles of maintaining relations with all States, to stand by the most vulnerable and needy in the world and to contribute effectively to the promotion of international stability and peace,” the statement added.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:52 - GMT 06:52
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