OREANDA-NEWS. The government of the United Arab Emirates approved the issuance of multiple tourist visas for five years.

This was announced by Prime Minister, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on his Twitter page. He noted that visas for five years will be available to citizens of all countries. He added that the UAE receives 21 million tourists annually and aims to become the main tourist destination in the world.

In March 2019, the UAE government allowed the issuance of resident visas for a period of five and ten years for certain categories of foreign citizens. Applications for such visas can be submitted by investors, businessmen, scientists, highly qualified specialists, and talented students.