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UAE gives citizenship to 97 offspring of Emirati women from non-local men

The ministry gave citizenship to the 97 following a decree from UAE’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan

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The UAE interior ministry said Tuesday that 97 offspring of Emirati women from non-local men were finally naturalized, the local Emarat Al-Youm paper reported.

The ministry gave citizenship to the 97 following a decree from UAE’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan.

The 97 were naturalized in a celebration organized the UAE’s General Administration for Citizenship.

The ministry said the 97 met all conditions required. On Dec. 2, the UAE will celebrate its 45th Independence Day.