The Cypriot capital Nicosia in 2016. Photo: AFP The Cypriot capital Nicosia in 2016. Photo: AFP
The Cypriot capital Nicosia in 2016. Photo: AFP

Cyprus scraps ‘golden passport’ scheme in a blow to rich Chinese nationals

  • Wealthy Chinese people have long sought EU citizenship by investing in countries that have a ‘golden passport’ scheme
  • Al Jazeera undercover report uses hidden cameras to show official and lawmaker pledging ‘full support’ to granting a passport to a fictitious Chinese investor

Topic |   China-EU relations
The Cypriot capital Nicosia in 2016. Photo: AFP The Cypriot capital Nicosia in 2016. Photo: AFP
The Cypriot capital Nicosia in 2016. Photo: AFP
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