Bangladesh's Mohammed Rahman receives UAE Gold Card
The chairman and MD of Al Haramain Group of Companies has become the first non-resident Bangladeshi to receive the permit
Bangladeshi national Mohammed Mahtabur Rahman, chairman and managing director of Al Haramain Group of Companies and NRB Bank Ltd, and president of the Bangladesh Business Council in Dubai, has become the first non-resident Bangladeshi to be awarded the UAE Gold Card, the Emirates' permanent residency document, in time of his 38th anniversary in the UAE.
The Gold Visa is planned to be awarded by the UAE Government to investors, skilled professionals, scientists, artists, and businesspeople in the country.
Rahman received the Gold Card from Col Ali Mohammad Al Hammadi, and Lt Abubaker Ahmed Al Ali of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs.
Acknowledging the honour, Haramain said in a statement: “I thank HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE President, HH Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, for their leadership decisions that have made the UAE the land of opportunities for both nationals and foreigners of more than 200 countries calling the country their home.”
Business personalities already awarded the Gold Card permit include Indian-born chairman of Lulu Group, Yusuff Ali.
The UAE's 10-year residency permits have also been awarded to Danube Group’s Rizwan Sajan, and Aster DM’s Dr Azad Moopen.