U.A.E. welcomes U.K. visa waiver scheme for Emiratis

U.A.E. welcomes U.K. visa waiver scheme for Emiratis
2013-11-12 18:56:51

WAM ABU DHABI, 12th November 2013 (WAM) –H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister has welcomed the announcement made by the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, of a decision to waive entry visa requirements for Emiratis who hold regular passports with effect from early 2014.

Sheikh Abdullah said that the step would ease travel by Emiratis to the United Kingdom and would strengthen the relations between the two friendly countries, especially in the areas of economy, health, tourism and culture.

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) and the British Embassy in the UAE are examining the mechanisms to implement the visa waiver scheme. The MoFA will later announce the procedures.

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