Ashraf Thamarassery is an Indian-origin social workers in the UAE.

Ashraf Thamarassery receiving UAE golden visa. Photo Courtesy: Ashraf Thamarassery Instagram page

UAE-based Indian social worker Ashraf Thamarassery has been honoured with the UAE golden visa.

He was handed over the visa by Ajman Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman Sheikh Sultan Bin Saqer Al Nuaimi on Thursday.

Expressing happiness,  Ashraf Thamarassery said the achievement will be useful for future work.

“Got a golden visa for UAE for 10 years. The Golden Visa was received from Ajman Chamber of Commerce Vice Chairman Sheikh Sultan Saqr Al Nuaimi. It is a golden visa for social work. Very happy with this achievement. It is hoped that this achievement will be very useful for further work,” he posted on Instagram.

Who is Ashraf Thamarassery?

Hailing from the Indian state of Kerala, Ashraf dedicated his life to repatriating the mortal remains of expats who died in the UAE to countries across the globe.

He moved to Ajman, UAE in 1998.

What is the UAE Golden Visa?

According to the official website of the Golden Visa, it is a long-term residence visa which enables foreign talents to live, work or study in the UAE while enjoying exclusive benefits.