An African salesman was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment and was fined Dhs150,000, for forging an entry permit to scam a female visitor to pay him Dhs12,500.
An Arab visitor has been referred to criminal court for forging passport stamps in to travel inside and outside of Dubai.
Acquiring the Emirati citizenship will be done through nominations from Rulers and Crown Princes Courts, Executive Councils, and the Cabinet based on federal entities’ nominations.
It was learnt that the United Arab Emirates ranked first in the Arab world and 16th in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index.
The previous Taiwanese passport carried “Republic of China,” its formal name in English font at the top, then “Taiwan” at the bottom. According to the government that had created confusion for its citizens internationally.
Beijing's imposition of a national security law in the former British colony in June last year prompted Britain to offer refuge to almost 3 million Hong Kong residents eligible for the BNO passport from Jan.31.
The UAE citizens will get their passports automatically renewed six months before the expiry date within an initiative launched recently by the General Directorate of residency and Foreigners Affairs- Dubai (GDRFA-Dubai).
The incident took place last December, when the defendant came across an employee assigned to check passport and visa details of travellers. It took seconds for the experienced employee to notice the fake stamp.