Jewel Trading MD Shekhtar Patni receives 10-year visa

Since May, a total of 22 businessmen have received 10-year visas, including Danube chairman Rizwan Sajan and Lulu chairman M.A. Yousuf Ali.
Jewel Trading MD Shekhtar Patni receives 10-year visa
Jewel Trading managing director Shekhtar Patni received his 10-year visa received from the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) on Sunday.
By Bernd Debusmann Jr
Tue 25 Jun 2019 10:43 AM

Jewel Trading managing director Shekhtar Patni has become the latest businessman to receive a 10-year UAE residency visa, it has been announced. 

Patni received his 10-year visa received from the General Directorate of Residence and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) on Sunday. 

“This is yet another step by the leaders of the UAE to make the country a preferred destination for investors,” Patni was quoted as saying by Gulf News. “I am extremely grateful for this recognition.”

Patni – who said he came to the UAE with AED 400 – is at the helm of Jewel Trading LLC, which was founded in 1991 with a branch at the Dubai Gold Souk. 

Today, the company has seven outlets and a wholesale division located across the country. 

“I am happy to belong to a very special group of residents who have been privileged to get this honour,” he added. “This wonderful country has helped me establish my business in gold, diamond and silver jewellery.” 

Since May, a total of 22 businessmen have received 10-year visas, including Danube chairman Rizwan Sajan and Lulu chairman M.A. Yousuf Ali. 

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