UAE started giving citizenships to expats

Dubai and UAE has started giving citizenship to engineers, doctors, scientist, artist, celebrity and wealthy expats.

Dubai and UAE to offer citizenship to talented expats for the first time provided they add value to the gulf state while there is no application procedure. Professional expats including investors, scientist, doctors, engineers, artist, authors, and celebrity can be nominated for citizenship by UAE royals or officials. 

Under a new amendment to the country's citizenship law, they would also be allowed to hold dual nationality but it is unclear if they would be eligible for the public welfare.