Former Real Madrid footballer among those issued expat UAE passports

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Airline bosses, tech entrepreneurs and a former Real Madrid footballer are among those to be issued UAE passports as part of the Gulf state's government new drive to attract and keep ultra-high net worth expats, according to the FT in a report on 5 May. The first salvo to be awarded citizen passports included Tim Clark, the veteran president of Dubai's Emirates airline, and Tony Douglas, chief executive of Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways, according to people briefed on the decision, the FT said...

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