UAE expats 'exempt from all fines' for 3 months

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced this morning that all expats residing in the country who have breached the terms of their residency, or whose visas are due to expire, will be granted a 3-month grace period from 18 May. The Federal Authority of Identity and Citizenship (FAIC), confirmed that any violation of the UAE Foreigners' Residency and Entry Law will be excempt from penalties, and the usual fines waived until 18 August. The FAIC said that, responding to the disruption caused by the covid-19 lockdown, the president of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had issue...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.