Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Hamad Obaid Alzaabi stated on Friday 19th of July, that his country would be inaugurating a visa centre in the Metropolis city Karachi in September which might be the largest such facility in Asia.
During his visit to the workplace of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and business (KCCI), the UAE ambassador aforesaid another facility centre would begin functioning in Islamabad within the initial week of October, providing all facilities in Pakistan.
“Everything will be here, together with medical insurance, check-ups and contracts etc, to facilitate visa-issuing from the visa centre in Karachi which can be the largest visa centre of Asia whereas the whole team for this Visa Centre at Khayaban-i-Shamsheer in Karachi will return from the UAE,” stated in an announcement issued by the KCCI when the visit of Mr Alzaabi, who was accompanied by UAE Deputy Consul General Bakheet Ateeq Alremeithi.
The UAE officers attended a gathering at the KCCI workplace during which chairman of Businessmen Council and former president of KCCI Siraj Kassam Teli, KCCI president Junaid Esmail Makda, senior vice chairman Khurram Shahzad, vice chairman Asif Sheikh Javaid and managing committee members were present.
While expressing gratitude to KCCI members for their warm welcome on his visit, the statement stated, the UAE ambassador said that he had visited several areas of Pakistan, including Faisalabad, Sialkot, Lahore, Peshawar, South Waziristan and Quetta, however Karachi was one amongst the foremost important cities of the country wherever social life, atmosphere, culture and people were very different as compared to other areas, including Islamabad.
“We are attempting to seek out new areas of cooperation where we have a tendency to might work along and also examining the difficult areas so that these might be self-addressed by the authorities within the UAE. Insha Allah, we are going to place our hands along to manoeuvre forward in future,” the statement quoted the UAE ambassador as expression.
He further said that the UAE was currently providing Silver Investment Visa for five years and Golden Investment Visa for ten years which were being issued under a particular criterion and depend upon the dimensions of a company and also the amount being invested.