Khalifa grants citizenship to 930 children

ABU DHABI — The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued a decree granting citizenship to 930 children of UAE women married to foreigners who satisfied requirements for citizenship by virtue of the supreme order to grant citizenship to eligible children of Emirati women.

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Published: Thu 26 Apr 2012, 12:35 AM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 12:06 PM

The committee tasked with implementing directives of the President on children of UAE women married to foreigners had presented to Shaikh Khalifa a list of names it approved in its last meeting.

The meeting was chaired by Ahmed Juma Al Za’abi, Deputy Minister of Presidential Affairs, and attended by representatives from the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Ministry of Interior, the Higher National Security Council and State Security Authority in the context of finalising legal procedures for granting citizenship. —

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