BR Shetty

New 10-year visa makes India's Aster Healthcare founder feel part of UAE's growth

A top Indian businessman is the latest person to be granted a 10-year residence visa in the UAE. BR Shetty, founder of the NMC Healthcare and Finablr, a financial services network, will receive his 10-year residence visa on Sunday. “I’m very happy to have been identified for this new residency,” said Mr Shetty, who worked as a salesman when he arrived in Dubai in 1973 and now has two companies listed on the London Stock Exchange. “It is a proud moment. This gives great confidence to old-timers like me and it is important for new comers to know that investors are being recognised.”