The government of United Arab Emirates UAE by following Saudi Arabia has decided to promote its tourism sector worldwide to convert the Gulf State in to the tourism hub. In this regard the UAE government is going to introduce the new Multi-Entry Visa Policy for foreigners with the validation duration of five years.
The government of Dubai Media Office announced this in a tweet on Monday.
“UAE Cabinet chaired by @HHShkMohd approves new amendment for tourist visas in #UAE. The new tourist visa will be valid for five years and can be used for multiple entries and is open for all nationalities”
According to UAE premier’s Twitter account the 21 million tourists attracted to the country every year. He was hopeful that the number will increase significantly. Before this, the country’s on-arrival tourist visa for multiple free entries was available only for 90 days from the date of entry.
He further explained the initiative that the vision is about to develop for next 50 years. He said in a statement that:
“The year 2020 will be different because it is the year of preparation for the next 50, the year in which we design the future of the Emirates”