Dubai Ranked Second Best City In The World For Remote Working

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by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
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Thanks to 2020, the concept of remote working has gotten popular and how. Work from home, which once seemed like a luxury has now become the new normal. While remote working brings its set of mundanity, the idea of working from any part of the world is exciting too. And thanks to the current situation, Dubai has been named the second best city in the world, for remote working. Read on for more.

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Burj Al Arab, Dubai; Picture Credits: Jumeirah

Melbourne Tops The List Of The Best Cities In The World For Remote Working 

According to a work-from-anywhere index, Melbourne bagged the first place in the list. Dubai bagged the second place, followed by Sydney, Tallinn (Eston), London. The list is curated based on various factors including costs and infrastructure, taxes, freedoms, safety and livability. Other countries to make it to the list are Tokyo, Singapore; Glasgow, Montreal and Berlin.

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Dubai Introduced Special Remote Working Scheme In October 2020

When it comes to remote working in Dubai, to make things easier for people around the world, a special remote working programme was announced last year in October. As per the scheme, professionals can now apply for a one-year remote working visa to live in Dubai while working for companies abroad. The new programme promises that visa holders will have access to all required services, including telecoms, utilities, and schooling options. The initiative encourages applicants to bring their families, and enjoy everything that Dubai has to offer. So if you are looking forward to living the Dubai life- then, you must know that the visa is priced at AED 1,000.

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With Dubai making it to the top 25 list, now is the perfect time to apply for the programme.

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