The Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovish has end up an Israeli citizen.
Russian Jewish billionaire arrived in Israel on Monday after receiving citizenship of the Jewish state, neighborhood Channel 10 television reported.
Jewish, exercised his proper beneath Israel’s Law of Return, which states that Jews from anywhere in the international can end up residents of Israel.
Mr Abramovich is worth $11.5bn (£8.6bn), in keeping with Forbes magazine. The move should repay financially as new Israeli citizens are exempt from paying tax on foreign earnings for 10 years.
An legitimate at Nativ, a department of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office coping with Jewish communities within the ex-Soviet Union, stated Abramovich had applied for an immigration visa at Israel’s embassy in Moscow, the station stated earlier on its website.
Mr Abramovich, 51, will be the richest man or woman in Israel.
His UK investor visa reportedly expired some weeks ago however the British authorities has refused to comment on his individual case.
The put off in issuing him a brand new one comes amid elevated diplomatic tensions among London and Moscow after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in southern England.
The delay in issuing him a new one comes amid increased diplomatic tensions between London and Moscow after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in southern England.
It is unclear if the UK decided to reject his application permanently but a source familiar with the matter told The Daily Telegraph that the renewal process seemed to be taking an unusually long time.