Abu Dhabi launches a new ‘creative visa’ scheme . It looks to support individuals contributing to the cultural and creative industries in the UAE emirates.
On Sunday, the Department of Culture and Tourism Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) announce the Creative Visa is open to a “wide range of talented individuals”.
They need to operate within key fields across all domains within the creative and cultural industries, including heritage, performing arts, visual arts, crafts and design, gaming and e-sports, media and publishing.
The initiative looks for increase in opportunities for residency and employment in emirate. While simultaneously bolstering the thriving creative scene in the emirate.
Previous week, Abu Dhabi offers visa to talented professionals, students and also investors in priority sectors to settle down with their families in the UAE’s largest emirate. Under Thrive in Abu Dhabi. It offers long-term visas.
Chairman of DCT Abu Dhabi, Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak,said: “Abu Dhabi is committed to not just nurturing the creative talent found within our borders but to also spreading our resources to innovators from the region and worldwide.
Moreover,”This commonly profitable system will attract pioneering ideas and creativity to Abu Dhabi. As the Creative Visa will offer participants access to world-class facilities and infrastructure, as well as an attractive, safe and inspiring living and working environment for individuals and families.”
He added: “The creative ecosystem of the Emirate plays an important role in all our living. And we commit to supporting its practitioners and professionals. Abu Dhabi is a place rooted in creativity and cultural heritage. Where culture is a driver of social and economic development. Championing the cultural and creative sectors will continue to be a priority for DCT Abu Dhabi. And this visa is only one of the globally relevant projects we’re launching with continued speed and agility.”
In Abu Dhabi,Professionals who take up residency under Creative Visa will be in the midst of global culture centre. The Emirate’s media, entertainment, literary and publishing sectors are dynamic and also developing rapidly.