Parliament Approve Visa waiver agreement with UAE allowing Ghanaians to travel to the Gulf country without Visa


Parliament of Ghana has successfully approved a visa waiver agreement between the country and the United Arab Emirates that will perm Ghanaians with passports to enter UAE without visa.

The visa waiver agreement, which was contained in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of Ghana and the UAE on mutual exemption of entry visa requirements, is in respect of diplomatic, service/special, and ordinary passport holders.

Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, who is the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, subsequently presented the MoU to the House on May 26, 2021.

After a referral to the Committee on Foreign Affairs for consideration and report in accordance with Order 140(4) and 183 of the Standing Orders of Parliament, the agreement was approved on Thursday, August 5, 2021.



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