Granting a resident an exceptional “golden” residence because of the Arabic language

The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in the United Arab Emirates grants an expatriate a golden residency in return for mastering some basic skills.

An informed source stated that the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs has honored Naseem Hamza Ahmed of Indian origin with golden residency after he was evaluated linguistically by Dubai Culture, considering his proficiency in the Arabic language, translation skills, teaching and related activities in addition to his written language skills

This was stated by Nassim Hamza, saying: I am very pleased with this great appreciation and greatly encourages me to continue my efforts in the field of serving the Arabic language through teaching it to non-native speakers and spreading it among foreign communities.

It is worth mentioning that Nassim Hamza Ahmed has taught classical and colloquial Arabic to more than a hundred students during the past two years. I will be one of the supporters of the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to advance the Arabic language, its dissemination and use in public life, and to facilitate its learning and teaching, in addition to establishing the state's position as a center of excellence in the Arabic language.

Naseem has completed a master's course in Arabic and a postgraduate diploma in journalism and has worked in various bilingual positions in the UAE and other Gulf countries for more than two decades. He also worked as a media person in Dubai Municipality, the office of His Highness the Crown Prince of Dubai and the Roads and Transport Authority, while he currently runs a public relations management company, translation services, and an Indian electronic newspaper, according to what Al Bayan newspaper reported.