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  • Director of Dubai Customs makes evening tour to Customs Declaration Management and Control Room

    Director of Dubai Customs made an evening tour to the Customs Declaration Management and the Control Room of the Customs Intelligence Department. He confirmed that Part of Dubai Customs role is to maintain security and safety through securing the emirate’s borders and entry points and protecting society from the hazards of illegitimate trade. “Serve People” is one of the ten commandments of governance set by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

  • Dubai Customs and Dubai HR Department graduate 1st batch of customs trainers

    Dubai Customs graduated the first batch of the Customs Trainer Diploma Program in cooperation with the Dubai Institute for Human Resources Development. The graduation ceremony took place in the presence of Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, Abdulla Ali Bin Zayed Al-Falasi, Director General for the Dubai Government Human Resources Department (DGHR) and Farid Hassan Al Marzouqi, Executive Director, Human Resources, Finance and Administration Division.

  • Dubai Customs and Dubai Police discuss further security cooperation

    Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation received a delegation from Dubai Police headed by Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police. The meeting covered different issues of cooperation in security, and paved the way to a future agreement on different aspects in fulfilment of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

  • Dubai Customs celebrates the Emirati Children’s Day

    In conjunction with the Emirati Children’s Day, which is celebrated annually on 15th March 2019, Dubai Customs organized, on Thursday, a number of events that targeted the children of its Nursery and Childcare Center, the parents and the employees.

  • Dubai Customs celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2019

    Dubai Customs held its annual celebration of the World Intellectual Property Day 2019 at Maydan Hotel in the presence of HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs, and H.E Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of Police and General Security of Dubai, alongside representatives from government agencies, trademarks holders, and a number of senior executives from Dubai Customs.

  • Dubai Customs concludes 24th edition of Carpet & Art Oasis 2019

    Dubai Customs concluded the 24th edition of its Carpet & Art Oasis 2019, which ran this year under the theme “Mix of art and innovation”. The exhibition was organized on the City Walk, one of Dubai’s vibrant places, and it drew 63,000 visitors over 26 days. A total of 15 local exhibitors, specialized in rug and carpet trade, participated in the event which occupied 3,100m2 and featured more than 15,000 exquisite and rare carpets.

  • Dubai Customs deals with 15,000 dhows in Dubai Creek in 2018

    Dubai Customs always provides support to the maritime sector towards a more diversified economy in line with the Dubai Plan 2021. This helps in facilitating trade in different ports including Dubai Creek, which may not be the city’s most important trading port anymore but it will always be a very important route of trade for dhows at the heart of Dubai. During his visit to the Coastal Customs Centers Management, Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih highlighted the very important role Dubai Creek plays in the city’s diversified trade and is still shaping the very soul of Dubai, now running freely through the veins of the city, keeping alive its vibrant heartbeat, linking the sea back to the sea.

  • Dubai Customs distributes 20,000 meals during Ramadan

    HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General of Dubai Customs and Philip Frayne, US Consul General to Dubai joined Ghayath Volunteer team last Saturday in distributing 5,000 Iftar meals to motorists and pedestrians on Sheikh Rashid road at sunset time as part of Al Furdah Hands initiative.

  • Dubai Customs empowers youth at UAE Career Fair 2019

    “Empowering national youth is our goal” is the logo and vision that embedded Dubai Customs’ efforts in recruiting and attracting Emirati university graduates to work with them. With this logo Dubai Customs is taking part in the UAE Career Fair 2019 with more focus on the people of determination (special needs) segment. A total of 60 vacancies will be dedicated for the people of determination.

  • Dubai Customs honors female winners of Al Thuraya Award in its 1st edition

    Dubai Customs celebrated its leading customs female employees in Al Thuraya Award ceremony held at the Queen Elizabeth 2 Hotel.

    Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih said women are an integral part of any progress and development in society.

  • Dubai Customs honors top performers in 1st monthly client recognition ceremony

    As a token of appreciation to its outstanding clients, Dubai Customs held its first client recognition ceremony of 2019, which will become an established monthly event to honor best performing clients and businesses in various categories.  

  • Dubai Customs joins Ministry of Climate Change’s Innovation Talks

    Under the sponsorship and presence of His Excellency Dr Thani Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, Dubai Customs, represented by the Service Innovation Department, joined the Innovation Talks organized by the Ministry.

  • Dubai Customs organizes women’s “Tolerance Parade” in conjunction with International Women’s Day

    Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih and Maj. Gen. Expert Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General of Dubai Civil Defence participated in the women’s “Tolerance Parade” at Maydan racecourse for a distance of 4 kilometers. The parade was organized by Dubai Customs in conjunction with the International Women’s Day which is celebrated globally on 8th March. More than 500 female employees from 14 government entities took part in procession, in addition to mothers of people of determination (people of special needs). The event, organized by the Women’s Committee at Dubai Customs, comes as part of the series of events that Dubai Customs has in place for the Year of Tolerance.  

  • Dubai Customs receives Abu Dhabi counterpart and showcases best practices

    Within its efforts to enhance cooperation with different government departments, Dubai Customs, represented by Strategy and Corporate Excellence and HR Departments, received a delegation from Abu Dhabi Customs who came to learn about the best practices and experiences implemented in Dubai Customs.

  • Dubai Customs receives WCO executive and showcases best communication practices

    Corporate Communications Department at Dubai Customs received Ludovic Thanay, Head of Communications, Events and Strategic Planning Unit, World Customs Organization (WCO). The meeting was organized by Dubai Customs with the aim of sharing best communication practices and strategies with the WCO.

  • Dubai Customs showcases its unique work to participants of UAE Government Leaders Programme

    Dubai Customs touched upon its leading experience in customs field in front of a group of the UAE Government Leaders Programme as part of the program’s “Practices from the Emirates” initiative. The initiative aims to augment the ongoing learning tools for the graduates by helping them learn more about distinctive work of leading national organizations. 

  • Dubai Customs thwarts attempt to smuggle 5.7m Captagon pills

    Dubai Customs made a new major captagon seizure hidden in a foodstuff container coming from an Arab country. Cooperation between different customs departments and good planning have led to thwarting the attempt to smuggle 5.715 million Captagon pills at Jebel Ali & Tecom Customs Center.

  • Jebel Ali Center performs 766,000 customs transactions in Q1 2019

    Jebel Ali Customs Centers Management carried out around 766,000 customs transactions and made 30 seizures during the 1st quarter of 2019.

  • Record results and renowned awards for Dubai Customs in 1st quarter 2019

    Director of Dubai Customs Ahmed Mahboob Musabih applauded the great acheivements of Dubai Customs in Q1 2019, which came in fulfilment of the emirate’s overall vision in general and the 50-Year Charter and the Eight Principles of Governance in particular. The organization has scored best on the “Leadership in Government Services Index”.