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Apr. 01, 20 | 8:03 pm

The General Directorate for Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) has assured all UAE residents and visitors that no fines will be charged if their visa will be expired for the next three months, subject to review and possible extensions.

H.E. Major General Mohammed Al Marri, Director-General of the GDRFA in Dubai confirmed that the move is in line with the government’s proactive steps for the benefit of those who currently live in the country.

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“The administration began preparing all call centers, which provide services in most languages ​​for the nationalities present in the state with the onset of the COVID-19 crisis,” said Al Marri as he calls on those who have queries about their visas to contact the toll free number 800 5111.

Al Marri furthered that the country also extends all medical examinations for those who are showing symptoms of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), even for residence violators, in line with the country’s vision where all citizens, residents, and visitors work side by side with everyone given fair treatment, as per reports from Emarat Al Youm.

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The GDRFA Director-General also affirms that all frontline employees of their customer happiness centers are free of the virus after conducting examinations across all employees.

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Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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