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UAE announces new residency policy for foreign students


DUBAI – Foreign students in the UAE will be able to sponsor their families in the country following a new Cabinet decision announced on Sunday (January 24).

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai approved the new decision.

Under the new residency policy, foreign students will be able to sponsor their families to live with them in the UAE. They must have sufficient income to support their stay.

The new residency policy is expected to benefit thousands of foreign students in nearly 80 universities across the UAE. ICA/Expat Media

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