Wasim Akram Receives UAE’s Golden Visa For His Sporting Achievements

The UAE has granted Pakistani legend and pacer Wasim Akram the Golden Visa in recognition of his achievements in cricket. After Fakhr-e-Alam, Wasim Akram is the second Pakistani celebrity to be honored by the UAE. The 55-year-old took to Twitter to say he is honored to have received the Golden Visa.

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Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum of the UAE announced the golden visa system in May. UAE golden visas are 5-year or 10-year renewable residency visas. It allows celebrities, investors, entrepreneurs, professional talents, and researchers to set up residence in the Gulf state.

Source: ProPakistani