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Dubai airport plans temporary visas for transit passengers

IANS  |  Dubai 

The International Airport has planned to offer temporary visas to transit passengers, an announced.

The visas will be given to "most nationalities", Amer Abdul Raoof, of 10X 2.0, a scheme which aims to reform all 36 governmental departments of Dubai, said on Monday.

In 2017, the airport was deemed as the world's busiest airport as it welcomed 88.2 million passengers, whereas hosted 15.8 million overnight tourists.

Raoof said that the airport was also installing a "Microcosm of Dubai", which is a tour of Dubai's landmarks such as the Burj Khalifa, the Burj Al Arab and the Dubai Mall, the world's biggest shopping mall.



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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 09:44 IST