UAE announces new sponsorship policy for families
We’ve got good news! The UAE Cabinet has announced that residents will soon be able to sponsor family members based purely on income, in a bid to strengthen family stability, support the national economy and improve the performance of workers.
Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, stated that the decision to sponsor family members based on income, and not profession, will improve the family lives and social ties of private sector workers.
He also highlighted the decision’s positive effects on the labour market, as it will increase productivity, support the national economy, and improve the performance of workers within a comprehensive environment that will integrate the entire community.
Ali Mohammed Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship, said that the UAE is an ideal global model of residency and employment which attracts individuals who are ambitious and aim to achieve their dreams, in a country whose wise leadership, government and people are open to all cultures, making it an ideal environment for family stability.
He added that the decision will strengthen family stability by enabling foreign workers to legally bring their families to the country based on security, economic and social laws, which will achieve their happiness and the happiness of their families. He also praised the efforts of the UAE’s leadership to offer the best services to the country’s residents, as they are partners in its development and advancement.