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Financial and Banking News

Public Finance

UAE Announces New Health Fees, But Backtracks On Residency Rules

A decree issued by the UAE Deputy Prime Minister, Shaikh Sultan ibn ZayidAl Nuhayyan, on 11 January put the cost of a local health card at Dh300 ($82)for expatriates over 18 years of age and Dh100 ($27) for adult nationals. Thecards will be valid for four years. The decree also specified new charges forbasic medical services. Residence visas for...