Retail tycoon first Indian to get 'Green Card' in Saudi Arabia

Pedro Gonçalves
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Yusuff Ali, one of the richest expats in the UAE, is the first Indian to be granted Saudi Arabia's coveted Premium Residency, widely known as the Saudi "green card." Yusuff Ali is the chairman of the LuLu Group, a retail empire that owns and operates more than 35 hypermarkets and supermarks across Saudi Arabia. The permit grants expatriates the right to live, work and own business and property in the Kingdom without need for a sponsor, the LULU group said in a statement. The introduction of the Premium Residency comes as a part of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 reform plan, which was a...

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