New pay limit for sponsors ‘only in Dubai’
Abu Dhabi, May 4, 2014
The increase of Dh6,000 ($1,633) in the minimum salary limit, from Dh4,000 to Dh10,000 per month to sponsor immediate family members is applicable only in Dubai, a report said.
Wages needed to support families in Abu Dhabi and other emirates remains the same Dh4,000 per month or Dh3,000 with accommodation, an official at the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), was quoted as saying in the Gulf News report.
The salary rise aims to assist residents of Dubai in providing a better quality of life to their families, the report said.