Egyptian actress-singer, Somaya El Khashab announced Tuesday on Instagram that she had received a Golden Card visa from the UAE.
The Golden Card is a long-term residence visa announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, in May 2019.
The residency lasts for 5 to 10 years and will be renewed automatically.
It is awarded to investors, entrepreneurs, specialized talents, and researchers in various fields of science and knowledge as week as bright students with promising scientific capabilities.
Several famous faces have been awarded the UAE Golden visa including, Nabila Ebeed, Roberto Carlos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Novak Djokovic, Yasmin Abdelaziz, Khaled Selim, Dorra Zarrouk, Karim Fahmy, Hannah El Zahed, Ramy Gamal, Carole Samaha, Nadine Nassib Njeim, Mohamed Ramadan, Nermine El Feky, Mai Selim, and Mais Hamdan.
El Khashab was last seen in the TV series “Mousa”.
It also starred Mohamed Ramadan, Heba Magdy, Ryad El Kholy, Sabry Fawaz, Sayed Ragab, Arfa Abdel Rassoul, and others.
The series is written by Nasser Abdul Rahman, directed by Mohamed Salama, and produced by Synergy production company.
El Khashab, born on October 20, 1976, in Alexandria, she graduated from the Faculty of Commerce at Alexandria University in 1997.
She began her acting career in 1998 in the TV series “Ser El Arad” (Earth secret).
In 2001, El Khashab received her shoot to fame, starring in one of her most famous roles, in the TV series “Alhaj Metwali family” with Nour El-Sherif.
El Khashab began her career in 1998, starring in many TV series and movies, which earned her many awards including the Murex d’Or award from Lebanon in 2009 as best Arab actress, and the ART award from Arab Radio and Television Network in 2013 as best actress for her role in TV series “Rih Almirath”.