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Revealed: UAE expats who send most money

Remittances, which are essentially the money earned abroad and sent home by expatriate workers to their families, are the backbone of some economies outside the Gulf. Remitted funds are mainly used to cover the costs of basic expenses of dependents, including housing, food, education and medical bills. They also boost …

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UAE Cabinet approves new rule for retired expats

The UAE Cabinet on Sunday approved a series of plans, including one that allows expatriates to stay on in the country long after they retire. The Cabinet, chaired by His Highness Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has also adopted a resolution …

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New UAE student visa will give families relief, says official

The new long-term visa for students in the UAE will have a positive social impact, besides making the country a more attractive destination for foreign students and universities, a senior official said. In an interview, Mohammad Abdullah, managing director of Dubai International Academic City (DIAC), said the five-year residence visa …

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Screening of expat workers in UAE starts February 4

The UAE Government will start security background checks of foreign workers from February 4, official sources said. “The security screening of job candidates means that they will have to produce good conduct certificates from their home countries, or the country, or countries, of their residence for work, or study, for …

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