DUBAI: Dubai Customs is fully geared up for GITEX 2014, and ready with a package of high-tech services to showcase at the exhibition that will take place at the Dubai World Trade Center from October 12th to 16th.
Dubai Customs has never failed to participate and to share its own technological setups and client service breakthroughs amongst the exhibitors under the umbrella of Dubai e-Government during the past years. In this year’s edition, Dubai Customs presents three stations for visitors across the Smart Government pavilion. Dubai Customs is always keen on mining for the latest and best technological practices in line with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai’s directives towards the attainment of clients’ happiness and in transforming Dubai into the world’s smartest city.
Younis Othman, IT Director at Dubai Customs, stated, “GITEX is considered as an optimal arena for us at DC to display the latest of our services and advanced systems catered to our clients, besides providing them with latest updates on these services. This event as well presents an outstanding opportunity for Dubai Customs to be introduced and familiarized with the newest technological advancements around the globe, that we can adopt to deliver the best competitive services to our customers.”
Faithful to its organizational vision as a leading customs administration in the world supporting legitimate trade, Dubai Customs offers comprehensive and innovative online services to assist the business community and ease the flow of trade. These services include – among others – customs clearance, transactional services, as well as registration services.
Being the first fully-fledged smart government department, Dubai Customs is showcasing its smart watch services at GITEX 2014. Dubai Customs’ smart watch site is compatible with all screen sizes. The interface features windows that provide direct access to the desired services, which include: application status inquiry service; customs declaration status inquiry, inspection request inquiry, refund application status inquiry and registration application status inquiry.
Dubai Customs will be announcing the launch of new services via smart channels. The Department’s participation at GITEX 2014 comes in line with its strategy aiming at the effective participation in all events for the purpose of boosting direct interaction with clients and acquainting with them with latest innovations and services. Moreover, Dubai Customs seeks to get a closer perspective and a grasp upon the latest technologies and best practices that may be of future use at the Customs.