Head of Standard Chartered UAE urges country to relax visa rules

Pedro Gonçalves
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The CEO of Standard Chartered UAE has said workers in the United Arab Emirates should be allowed up to six months to find a new job before they are required to leave the country, a softening of the current visa rules that would would help good workers in the emirates. "In order to attract talent globally, visa regulations have to be relaxed more so people can switch from one job to another and they don't have to leave the country. They should be given 6 months visa extensions to get a new jobs," Rola Abu Manneh, CEO of Standard Chartered UAE, said in a panel discussion hosted in Dubai by...

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