Abu Dhabi, July 2 -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation on Thursday started issuing work permits forholders of golden residency, in accordance with a resolution issued by the UAE cabinet, local media reported.

The ministry stated that the such permit is granted in three cases :

Firstly those who were unemployed when they obtained golden residency, and wish to start working.

Secondly, golden residency holders who plan to start working for a new employer.

In the third case, when the current employer wants to renew the work permit and employ the golden residency holder.

Work permits and contracts between employers and workers who obtain golden residency will remain valid and subject to all appli...