Karen Wazen Receives UAE Golden Visa

  • Publish date: Sunday، 30 May 2021
Karen Wazen Receives UAE Golden Visa
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Karen Wazen was honoured with UAE's Golden Visa by Her Excellency Mona Ghanem Al Marri, Director-General of the Government of Dubai Media Office.

The Lebanese-British public figure and eyewear designer made the announcement on her Instagram and captioned her post saying,

“So honoured to have received the GOLDEN VISA from the UAE Dubai has been my home for the past 9 years and I’m so thankful for all the doors it has opened for me and my family… I am thankful for the safety it has given us and constant inspiration and growth and hope it has instilled in us… I have seen this city grow year on year… and l know the sky is the limit…"

"Thank you to the @dubaimediaoffice and the dearest @monaalmarri for recognising me as a valuable figure in your country”

The UAE implemented a system for long-term residence visas, known as the UAE Golden Visa, in 2019. The system enables foreigners to livework and study in the UAE without the need of a national sponsor and with 100% ownership of their business on the UAE’s mainland. These visas will be issued for 5 or 10 years and will be renewed automatically.

Celebrities such as Cristiano Ronaldo, Ragheb Alama, Mohamed Ramadan, Najwa Karam and few others recieved the UAE Golden visa.

Image Credit: Instagram Karen Wazen