The country's leaders want to bring the world to the UAE

The leaders of the country are on a mission to bring the world to the United Arab Emirates.

In a new campaign, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is showcasing the UAE is full of global opportunities for investors and talented individuals.

“Our roots are Arab, our ambitions are global,” His Highness said.

He also shared a video on Twitter outlining the ‘United Global Emirates’ initiative, highlighting the “benefits and incentives that the UAE offers to help entrepreneurs go global”.

 

Echoing the Dubai Ruler’s message, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, said the next half a century will put the UAE on the map in the global economic scale.

“The launch of our new economic campaign aims to secure the UAE’s position as one of the strongest global economics over the next 50 years,” he said. “Our nation will build on its entrepreneurial achievements to reinforce its status as a prime destination for talent, expertise & investments.”

Initiatives to attract global talent to the UAE have already started, with the launch of an array of new visas.

Earlier this week, the new ‘green visa’ was unveiled by Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the Minister of State for Foreign Trade for the UAE, and would be available to investors, entrepreneurs, highly skilled individuals, top students and graduates.

The visa will also enable its holders to sponsor their parents and children under the age of 25. In addition, the green visa will also offer the holder an extended grace period of 90 to 180 days if cancelled due to job loss or retirement.

Similarly, the golden visa which was launched two years ago targets highly talented individuals and will allow individuals to live in the UAE for a period of 10 years and the visa is renewable every decade.

As the UAE celebrates its 50th year, the country is not slowing down by any means when it comes to looking ahead to the next half-century.

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