Ten buggies join Dubai Customs’ Siyaj to enhance inspection

تعزيز حماية وأمن المجتمع ودعم السياحة في المنطقة الساحلية

Dubai – 22 May 2021: Following its strategic plan 2021-2026 towards the leadership of safe customs internationally, Dubai Customs supported its Siyaj smart initiative with ten environmentally friendly buggies. Two of them will work for the K9 Unit to support with inspection operations. The new buggies will cover the sea customs centers (Dubai Creek, Deira Wharfage, Hamriya Port, and Port Rashid). Thanks to their small size, the buggies will be able to cover hard-to-reach areas assisting inspectors in thwarting smuggling of prohibited and counterfeit goods. This will be done without…

Dubai external trade with South Africa grows

جمارك دبي: تجارة دبي الخارجية مع جنوب افريقيا تنمو

Dubai Customs participates in South African seminar on agricultural products trade Dubai Customs: Dubai external trade with South Africa grows 17% to AED15.71b in 2020 As part of its participation in the investment and trade seminar organized by South Africa’s Department of Commerce, Dubai Customs delivered a presentation on Dubai’s trade with South Africa and the available opportunities to grow mutual trade between the two sides. Following the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and the Dubai external…

Dubai Customs’ Drydocks and Textiles tops government customer service centers in Customs Happiness Survey in 2020 at 98.4%

جمارك دبي تحقق إنجازاً غير مسبوق

Dubai Customs’ Drydocks and Textiles center topped the government service centers in the 2020 Dubai Customs Happiness Survey scoring 98.4%. The study included a survey of clients’ trends, a msytery shopper research and a community study conducted by the Dubai Government Excellence Program. The achievement is the result of good governance and the strategic plan followed by the Land Customs Center Management, which is part of Dubai Customs’ strategic plan that targets developing and facilitating services. This follows the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum,…

 Dubai Customs organizes lecture titled” “Reading & Tolerance

جمارك دبي تنظم محاضرة تحت عنوان “القراءة والتسامح”

Dubai Customs’ Corporate Communication Department organized an online lecture titled “Reading & Tolerance” in cooperation with the Dubai Arts and Culture Authority, delivered by Yasser Al Gergawi, Director of Programs and Partnerships at the Ministry of Tolerance. The lecture is part of Dubai Customs’ activities and events in the National Month of Reading, which is marked in March every year. In his lecture, Al Gergawi stressed the importance of reading in supporting the development and prosperity of nations. “It is very important to develop the habit of reading for our…

Dubai Customs organizes Louvre Museum virtual tour

جمارك دبي تنظم رحلة افتراضية إلى “متحف اللوفر أبوظبي”

As part of their activities in the National Month of Reading, Dubai Customs’ Corporate Communication Department organized a virtual tour to the Louvre Museum, Abu Dhabi to its employees. More than 60 employees participated in the tour to the renowned museum, which was inaugurated in November 2017 at the Al Saadiyat Island Cultural district. Hamad Al Housani, government relationships officer at the Louvre Museum accompanied the participants in the virtual tour. Artworks from around the world are showcased at the museum, with particular focus placed upon bridging the gap between Eastern and Western…

ICC UAE Banking Commission tops on world stage Ahmad Lootah re-elected Chairman for 2021-2023 term of office

ICC UAE Banking Commission tops on world stage

The International Chamber of Commerce, United Arab Emirates (ICC UAE) Banking Commission has been identified as a top performing Commission within the ICC global network during 2020. Speaking at the General Assembly Meeting (GAM) of the ICC UAE Banking Commission held online Ahmad Lootah, Chairman of the ICC UAE Banking Commission, said: “The ICC UAE Banking Commission has been identified as one of the two top performing Commissions in the world in 2020.” The GAM also elected a new steering committee for 2021- 2023. Ahmad Lootah, CEO & Managing Director,…

Dubai Customs certified Great Place to Work 2021

Dubai Customs certified Great Place to Work 2021

: Director General of Dubai Customs H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih received the “Great Place to Work” certificate, which puts Dubai Customs as the first customs organization to have received such certification. The certificate was given to Dubai Customs in the presence of Ibrahim Mougharbel, Managing Director, Great Place To Work® UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, Danzel Alan Washington, Account Manager at Great Place To Work, and members of senior management at Dubai Customs. The certificate was awarded to Dubai Customs based on an employee survey that covered many aspects in the…

Dubai Customs and JAFZA sign e-commerce cooperation agreement

جمارك دبي توقع اتفاق تعاون مع جافزا

Within their efforts to boost the role of Dubai and the UAE e-commerce on the global stage, Dubai Customs signed an agreement with Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) that enables JAFZA enjoy all the services and benefits Dubai Customs provides through its cross border e-commerce platform. The innovative platform utilizes block chain technology to integrate and automate operations between Customs, Free Zones, logistics, and courier companies. It is the first of its kind in the region, and it aims to help the emirate become a global hub for e-commerce, and…

Dubai customs & Ministry of economy inaugurate second international innovation forum

Dubai – 26 February 2021: Within its efforts to spread a culture of innovation, and as part of its participation in the UAE Innovation Month (21-27 Feb), Dubai Customs inaugurated the 2nd International Innovation, a joint initiative by the Ministry of Economy and Dubai Customs for the second consecutive year. The forum aims to provide a periodic platform for innovators and inventors from inside and outside the country to interact with the relevant authorities from research centers, business incubators and private sector companies. The forum will host dialogue and discussion…