The UAE has given citizenship to over 3,000 people
Thanks to the directives of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, 3,354 citizenships have been granted in the UAE
It comes as the UAE promises to speed up the citizenship process
The over 3,000 people granted were children of those with Emirati mothers
The Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship has announced that it has completed all necessary procedures, granting 3,354 children of Emirati mothers the UAE citizenship.
In a statement, the Federal Authority said that procedures were completed following the directives of the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the continued monitoring of the new initiative by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.
It added that all 3,354 applications received were reviewed and met with citizenship application requirements and conditions, in accordance with legal provisions and in coordination with the concerned authorities.
This latest achievement is as a result of the UAE President's directives to fast-track efforts to ensure that all necessary procedures to grant citizenship to eligible persons are completed, ensuring their inclusion in the UAE social fabric, the Authority concluded.
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