| 27 May 2024, Monday |

Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed announces long-term golden visas for humanitarian workers

Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who is also UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister, announced on the eve of the commemoration of the World Humanitarian Day on August 19 (Thursday), that the UAE would offer Golden Visas to charity and humanitarian aid workers in recognition of their efforts and sacrifices.

The announcement was made by Sheikh Mohammed to provide long-term residence visas to humanitarian workers, according to Emirates News Agency (WAM).

The World Humanitarian Day is commemorated every year on August 19 to honor the work done by humanitarian workers and remember those who lost their lives working for humanitarian causes.

Sheikh Mohammed said: “On World Humanitarian Day, we pay tribute to the selfless heroes in the UAE, as one of the world’s largest humanitarian hubs, to support charity and aid professionals who have dedicated their lives to improving the welfare of underprivileged.”