United Arab Emirates says it will offer citizenship to some

first_imgDUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to grant some foreigners citizenship to this oil-rich nation home to Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It’s part of efforts to stimulate its economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. The UAE previously gave citizenship to Palestinians and others who helped form the country’s government after its formation in 1971. Others have received it over time as well. Saturday’s announcement by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, said the offer could apply to artists, authors, doctors, engineers and scientists, as well as their families.last_img

Luxury home an hour from Brisbane has its own rainforest

first_img2969 Old Gympie Rd, Beerwah.The floorplan includes multiple social living areas on one side of the house, all of which boast high ceilings and polished timber floors. A formal sitting room and dining room overlook the front veranda, while the spacious lounge and family room have access to a fully-screened sunroom with stone tiles and private bathroom.Complementing these indoor entertaining spaces, the naturally-lit kitchen features granite benchtops, Miele appliances and tile splashback. 2969 Old Gympie Rd, Beerwah.Along with a two-car garage, the homestead takes advantage of ducted airconditioning, integrated sound system, 75,000L water tank and 5m-high five-bay machinery shed with power.About 32ha of land is fully fenced with four large dams, prosperous soil and a 3km rainforest riding trail. Perfect for horses or cattle, Coochin Park includes several grazing paddocks, open horse stables, concrete vet stall, grassed riding area, modern steel cattle yards and hardwood barbed wire cattle fencing. The property goes to auction at 10.30am on April 28 in Brisbane City. 2969 Old Gympie Rd, Beerwah.Elevated to capture northerly breezes and Glass House Mountains views, the single-storey homestead exudes contemporary luxury while maintaining a strong connection to its surrounding environment. A tree-lined bitumen driveway leads to the residence, which is encircled by lawns and established native trees.Lined with established gardens, the front veranda features an inviting entry with bar area immediately inside. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours ago 2969 Old Gympie Rd, Beerwah.Outside, another covered veranda looks out over an in-ground pool with thatched gazebo and rock gardens. A long hallway connects four carpeted bedrooms, home office and laundry with external access. Three bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and privacy shutters, while the main bedroom features a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite with double vanity and glass shower. The shared bathroom is appointed with a step-up bath and long marble vanity. 2969 Old Gympie Rd, Beerwah.ONE of the few homes open for inspection on Easter Sunday is a stunning 64 hectare estate with its own rainforest.If you’re passing through the Sunshine Coast, it may be worth a stop at 2969 Old Gympie Rd, Beerwah, to see the property called Coochin Park, which is open for inspection from 10am to 11.30am.The estate, which is being marketed by Melinda Martin of Ray White Maleny, has a five bedroom, three bathroom, seven car space executive home. Located 60 minutes from Brisbane, it has potential for additional income via eco-tourism and other ventures, according to Ms Martin. last_img read more