Around 73 Pakistani businessmen in Dubai have received the UAE’s 10-year Golden Visa, said Ahmed Shaikhani, president of the Pakistan Business Council (PBC).
Shaikhani said that more than 250 applications have been submitted for the Golden Visa by the PBC members, and around 73 people have received the Golden Visa,Khaleej Times reported.
He noted that the Pakistan Business Council has taken the initiative in cooperation with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Pakistan Business Council works under the umbrella of the Dubai Chamber with the objectives of promoting trade, commerce and investment between the UAE and Pakistan.
It consists of a large group of Pakistani businessmen, businesswomen, investors and professionals based in the UAE. The council members represent companies from various and diverse sectors.
So far, hundreds of UAE expatriates of different nationalities from various walks of life have been granted Golden Visa by the authorities in the UAE.
This includes doctors, engineers, students, businessmen, artists, media persons, and other skilled categories. Recently, 100,000 Golden Visas were announced for the world’s best coders.
The UAE also awarded its 10-year residency Golden Visa to Shaikhani earlier this month. “I feel privileged and am grateful to the UAE leadership and authorities for the Golden Visa, which was a much-awaited initiative for the investor community. —TLTP