2/19/2012

1,117 granted Emirati citizenship

GULFNEWS

The beneficiaries were found to have met the conditions to acquire the citizenship
 
Abu Dhabi: President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued federal decrees granting Emirati citizenship to 1,117 people who are born to Emirati women married to non-UAE nationals. 
The beneficiaries were found to have met the conditions to acquire the citizenship. As per the order, they will receive the citizenship when they reach the age of 18. 
The names were approved after the committee tasked with implementing the order reviewed the lists of names provided by the Ministry of Interior.
The committee approved the names during its previous meeting on January 31 and submitted the list to Shaikh Khalifa to issue the federal decrees granting the eligible people the Emirati citizenship.