UAE’s mil­lenials have their say

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Young peo­ple have given their view on a Trump pres­i­dency, with many ner­vous about the prospect, writes Ma­hak Man­nan. In­dian na­tional Nikita Gandhi, 23, a chef in Abu Dhabi, re­cently re­ceived a US pass­port hav­ing lived in Amer­ica for many years. She said: “I got my US cit­i­zen­ship this year and was ex­cited about it, but I’m afraid now. “I just hope he is not the rude, racist and sex­ist per­son that he has come across to be.” Cana­dian ex­pat, Ali Nanji, 26, (pic­tured right) who works for Mi­crosoft, said: “The Mus­lim world in par­tic­u­lar should brace it­self for some po­lit­i­cal pres­sure.” Nanji said he is wor­ried about “less easy en­try” to the US for many. Trump’s reign will be full of sur­prises ac­cord­ing to Por­tuguese ex­pat, Nyurka Fer­nan­des, 23, a graphic de­signer, (pic­tured mid­dle) said: “I hope Trump will be like other politi­cians who never keep their world.” An­other Amer­i­can ex­pat, Daniela Brown, 20, a pho­tog­ra­pher, said: “I’m dis­ap­pointed and I’ll ad­mit, scared for the next four years. It sucks that Hil­lary and Trump were our choices.”

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