UAE Lifts Ban On Entry From Certain Countries For Vaccinated Residents

Dubai/UAE – – The United Arab Emirates said on Friday residents who had been fully vaccinated with a shot approved by the World Health Organization could return as of Sept.12 from a list of previously suspended countries. Dubai, one of the UAE’s seven emirates, is due to open the EXPO 2020 world fair on Oct.1 … More UAE Lifts Ban On Entry From Certain Countries For Vaccinated Residents

Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund To Focus On Tech, Climate Chance After COVID – 19

Abu Dhabi / UAE – – Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), the United Arab Emirates’ biggest  sovereign wealth fund, sees technology and climate change as key investment areas for its post – COVID – 10 strategy, it said its 2020 annual review. ADIA, which manages capital on behalf of the oil – rich Abu Dhabi … More Abu Dhabi Wealth Fund To Focus On Tech, Climate Chance After COVID – 19

UAE ‘ Golden Visa’: Eligibility Now Includes

Dubai / UAE – – The United Arab Emirates has expanded the ‘Golden Visa’ eligibility to include managers, CEOS, and specialists in various fields, according to an announcement on Sunday. New regulations in the UAE included the Golden Visa eligibility expansion, which includes specialists in the fields of science, engineering, health, education, business management and … More UAE ‘ Golden Visa’: Eligibility Now Includes

UAE Announces Plans To Boost Economy, Attract Workers

Dubai / UAE – – The United Arab Emirates plans to launch 50 new economic initiatives to boost the country’s competitiveness and attract 550 billion dirhams ($150 billion) in foreign direct investment in the next nine years, government official said on Sunday. The project, a few of which were unveiled on Sunday, include investing in … More UAE Announces Plans To Boost Economy, Attract Workers

U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin  Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation

UAE President Approves Decree Governing Accountability Of Ministers, Senior Officials

Dubai / United Arab Emirates – The President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan approved a decree governing accountability of ministers and senior federal officials to promote transparency, according to the Dubai Media Office (DMO). ‘To enhance the accountability and transparency across the UAE Federal Government, the UAE President has … More UAE President Approves Decree Governing Accountability Of Ministers, Senior Officials

Turkey’s Erdogan Holds Talks With De Facto UAE Leader

Istanbul / Turkey – – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has spoken by phone with the UAE’s de facto ruler, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Erdogan’s office said on Tuesday, in a fresh sign of improving ties between the regional rivals. ‘Relations between the countries and regional issues were discussed in the … More Turkey’s Erdogan Holds Talks With De Facto UAE Leader

Abu Dhabi Bourse To Halve Trading Commissions, Second Cut This Year

Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates – The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) said on Saturday it would have its trading commissions to 0.025% from 0.05% from Sept. 1, the exchange’s second commission cut this year and the third three years. Both ADX and Dubai Financial Market (DFM), in separate statements, also said they would … More Abu Dhabi Bourse To Halve Trading Commissions, Second Cut This Year

UAE Resumes Issuing Tourist Visas To Vaccinated Travellers

Dubai / United Arab Emirates said it will resume issuing tourist visas to vaccinated travelers from Aug.30, the state news agency (WAM) reported on Saturday. The decision also covered people coming in from countries from which the UAE had previously barred entry, WAM reported. In those cases, visitors would have to take a COVID – … More UAE Resumes Issuing Tourist Visas To Vaccinated Travellers

UAE Introduces $5,000 Fine For Failing To Ensure New Domestic Workers Quarantine

The United Arab Emirates has introduced a $5,000 (AED 20,000) fine for hiring domestic workers from abroad and failing to ensure they quarantine on arrival, amid other new COVID-19 rules. Anyone who recruits domestic workers without disclosing their arrival to the authorities will face the same fine. News that the country’s attorney general Hamad al … More UAE Introduces $5,000 Fine For Failing To Ensure New Domestic Workers Quarantine