Today, the UAE Cabinet has approved the issuance of a five-year multi-entry tourist visa for all nationalities visiting the country. The decision was made during the Cabinet’s first meeting during 2020 the Year of Preparation, chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The country has introduced several reforms to its visa regulations in past years to boost economy, help investors, entrepreneurs, and families. The new move comes in a bid to support the UAE’s tourism economy, and affirm the country’s position as a global tourist destination and is expected to be implemented during the first quarter of 2020.
Sheikh Mohammed expressed his pride in the nation’s accomplishments over the past 50 years, adding, “We challenge our government and Federal teams for the next 50 years. The year 2020 leaves behind 50 years of achievements, and welcomes 50 years of perseverance and hard work in the service of the nation and its citizens.”