On Monday, December 26, the UAE consulate general disputed rumours that citizens of several Pakistani cities were being UAE denies reports of visa ban. According to him, visas for travel and employment are not prohibited for any specific Pakistani city.
Social media and television stations reported that Pakistani city residents cannot obtain visit visas to the United Arab Emirates. The list of places where visas were prohibited included more than 20 cities in Pakistan. In alphabetical order, these cities are Abbottabad, Attock, Bajaur Agency, Chakwal, Dera Ghazi Khan, Dera Ismail Khan, Hangu, Hunza, Quetta, Kasur, Kohat, Kotli, Khushab, Khurrum Agency, Larkana, Mohmand Agency, Muzaffargarh, Nawabshah, Parachinar, Sahiwal, Sargodha, Sheikhupura.
According to the well-known TV Channel Report ” Consulate General UAE Karachi Mr. Bakheet Ateeq Al Remeithi that no such ban has been imposed by the UAE government.
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Hence there is no ban on visit and work visas in Dubai and other UAE Cities for Pakistani nationals. Pakistani citizens can apply for work and visit visas at any time from any city.
On December 26, 2022, the UAE government addressed certain false information that reported in the media.
Additionally, the agents circulating a bogus message that said, “So, please not apply visa for a person who born in any of the above-mentioned cities, otherwise your visa refused and the visa cost is non-refundable.” Please confirm and apply appropriately if necessary. Due to the volume of applications, it is challenging for us to verify each applicant’s place of birth.
We are aware of the reports. We can confirm that the UAE does not have a prohibition on issuing visas to people of Pakistan, according to Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, the spokeswoman.
Conclusion UAE denies reports of a visa ban
UAE has since released a statement claiming that there has been no such halt to visa issuance. UAE visas are available to all Pakistanis equally.
The UAE government has neither prohibited or blacklisted the issue of visas to Pakistanis who reside in particular cities, according to the Foreign Office of Pakistan.