Giorgio Armani has been granted the UAE Golden visa as he visits Dubai to mark the 10th anniversary of The Armani Hotel Dubai.
The iconic Italian designer was granted the visa by His Excellency Major General Mohamed Ahmed Al Marri, Director General of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in a ceremony held at the Al Jaffiliya, The General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs.
The Golden Visa was instituted by the UAE government in 2019 and grants a 10-year residency in recognition of special contributions to the country. The honour is given to investors and entrepreneurs, as well as special talents in a variety of fields from science to entertainment, sports, academia and philanthropy.
Giorgio Armani is currently in Dubai to mark the 10 year anniversary of Armani Hotel Dubai which will be celebrated with a spectacular fashion show later this week.