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Synonyms for naturalisation

the quality of being brought into conformity with nature

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the proceeding whereby a foreigner is granted citizenship

the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous

changing the pronunciation of a borrowed word to agree with the borrowers' phonology

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Abu Dhabi -- The Ministry of Interior (MoI), has discussed the operational performance indicators, as part of its strategy for the Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs sector.
Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Naturalisation and Residency said that the naturalisation and residency sector has studied the development of management to serve customers better and to embody the directives of the wise leadership.
Hussein Munif Abdullah Hassan Al Jabri (granted the UAE nationality by naturalisation on 24/05/ 1976); 2.
The session covered the distribution of constituencies and issues related to naturalisation.
Commenting on RAK FTZ's sponsorship of the event, Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ, said: "We are delighted to support the Naturalisation and Residence Department's Bowling Championship again.
There is no evidence of any improper relationship between Mr Mandelson and the Hindujas or of any connection between his contacts between them over the Dome and their efforts to obtain naturalisation.
The inquiry was ordered by Mr Blair after it was disclosed, thanks to parliamentary questions from Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker, that both Mr Mandelson and Europe Minister Keith Vaz had contacted the Home Office about Mr Hinduja's application for naturalisation.
The conditions under which access to citizenship is granted vary widely across EU and OECD countries, and many countries have recently enhanced the role of naturalisation in the integration process through the development and extension of tools such as naturalisation tests and citizenship ceremonies.
The ceremony was attended by Brigadier Saeed Rakan Al Rashedi, Head of Naturalisation Department at the Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs Sector.
Major-General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior for Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs, handed Mira a certificate of appreciation along with a commemorative gift in his office on Sunday and wished her good luck and excellence.
Al Wafa Islamic Movement member Shaikh Saeed Al Noori said the impressive turnout had sent a signal to the government that people oppose such naturalisation which was against the law and was changing the demographics of the country.
The Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior, on Monday granted citizenship to 106 children of Emirati mothers, following the federal decree issued by the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Abu Dhabi: The Department of Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior announced the work timings of its department across the country during the Eid Al Adha holidays.