UAE: Pakistani doctor receives 10-year golden visa

SM Ayaz Zakir/Dubai
Filed on June 15, 2021
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Dr Siraj moved to the UAE seven years ago.

Dr Siraj Ahmed Khattri along with his wife and 2-year-old daughter have received the coveted Golden Visa in the UAE.

He has been given the honour for his service in the field of medicine.


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“I am really grateful to the authorities for recognising my hard work. It is indeed a prized possession for me and my family,” he said.

Dr Siraj hails from the small town of Matli in the Sindh province in Pakistan. He did his fellowship from the College of Physicians and Surgeons in Karachi and completed his training from the Ziauddin Hospital.

He moved to the UAE seven years ago, and is currently working as a general physician at Al Zahrawi Hospital in Ras Al Khaimah. He was stationed in the hospital's Covid-19 isolation unit.

The doctor is married to Summaya Akhtar and the couple has a daughter. Sumamaya is expecting another child soon.

Golden Visas are granted to investors, entrepreneurs, talented professionals and bright students.

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