Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – The UAE Prime Minister, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced on Sunday a new residence permit in the country, allowing employees anywhere in the world to reside in the United Arab Emirates to practice their work. distance.
The new decision came during a meeting of the UAE Cabinet, during which it approved the creation of a “virtual work residence permit” that allows the remote employee to reside in the UAE and practice his work “even if his company is not present in the country through this type of residency,” according to what Sheikh Mohammed said. Bin Rashid.
The ruler of Dubai published a series of tweets on his official account on “Twitter”, through which he announced the new decision, in addition to a number of other decisions as well, including the adoption of multi-entry tourist visas for all nationalities.
Today, I chaired a cabinet meeting at Al-Watan Palace, during which we decided to introduce a residence permit for virtual work … whereby any employee anywhere in the world can reside in the UAE to practice his work remotely even if his company is not present in the country through this type of residency. https://t.co/7sJq4PEisk
And Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid wrote in a tweet on Sunday: “With the technologies of remote work today, we provide an opportunity for everyone to live in the most beautiful and safe cities in the world .. In addition, we decided today to adopt multi-entry tourist visas for all nationalities .. The UAE is a global economic capital .. and all our decisions will be. Based on this vision. “
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid also announced other decisions, including the adoption of his country to use digital technologies in judicial procedures and transactions, the adoption of a national system for hydrogen vehicles, as well as his country’s joining the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the New Development Bank for the BRICS countries, explaining that his country’s partnerships The economy will continue to grow.
The ruler of Dubai concluded his series of tweets, saying: “Our message to everyone .. development is continuous … and change will not stop .. and our goals are clear … and achieved … and our teams continue day and night to consolidate our international economic and political position … and to establish a quality of life that is the best in the world for our people and all those residing on our land. “.