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Dubai Customs said its in-house framework, Enterprise Architecture, has won the President’s Award – Service Delivery and Automation at the Open Group Innovation and Excellence conference, held in the south Indian city of Kochi last month. The event was organised by Open Group, a global consortium headquartered in the US, that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. ... Read More »

Dubai Customs, Emirates ink service standards deal

DUBAI: Dubai Customs has signed a service level agreement with Emirates Airlines to ensure higher standard of performance, maintain a secure environment for customers and staff and provide high quality service for the carrier and customers. The agreement was signed on the part of Dubai Customs by Ibrahim Kamali, director of Passenger Operations Department, and on behalf of Emirates Airlines ... Read More »

Dubai Customs, DMI to host show on innovation

DUBAI: As part of the many activities that are in place in preparation for the UAE Innovation Week and for the purpose of educating the public about innovation and its indispensability to nations’ progress, Dubai Customs signed a cooperation agreement with Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI) to present a morning radio programme, titled ‘UAE Innovation Week’. The broadcast will be aired ... Read More »

Dubai customs holds workshop on Dubai strategic plan 2021

DUBAI: Dubai Customs , in collaboration with the Secretariat General of the Executive Council in Dubai, held a briefing workshop on Dubai Strategic Plan 2021, targeting all business groups in the emirate, members of the Dubai Customs Consultative Council. The event was aimed at giving the business community in Dubai an in-depth overview on the goals and aspirations the Emirate ... Read More »

Dubai customs bags Enterprise Architecture Award 2015

DUBAI: Dubai Customs has earned the coveted Enterprise Architecture Award 2015, presented by Frost & Sullivan; a world leader in growth consulting and the integrated areas of technology research, market research, mega trends, economic research, customer research, competitive intelligence, and corporate strategy. The award was presented to Dubai Customs to recognise its Business Capability Management, developed by the Business Process ... Read More »

Dubai customs nabs 2 men for smuggling 2.04mln ban amphetamine pills

DUBAI: A businessman and a driver have been accused of possessing 2.04 million amphetamine pills that they hid inside chandeliers and smuggled into Dubai. Drug enforcement officers were said to have apprehended the 44-year-old Syrian businessman, A.A., and his 32-year-old countryman driver, M.M., near Dubai Festival City following an informant’s tip off in January 2015. Prosecutors had charged the suspects ... Read More »

Dubai Customs launches Al-Fanar initiative in Careers UAE 2015

DUBAI: Dubai Customs unveiled launching its newest HR initiative “Al-Fanar”, under the slogan “Dubai Customs’ Excellence – You make it happen!” The launch was made during a press conference held on the sidelines of the DC participation in Careers UAE 2015 at Dubai World Trade Center. The press briefing was attended by Buti Abdullah Al Jumairi, Executive Director, Human Resources, ... Read More »

Dubai Customs seizes 3kg gold bars at Dubai Airport

DUBAI: Dubai customs seized 3 kilograms of gold bars worth Rs 1.5 crore at Dubai Airport, which were hidden beneath a seat of an Air India flight from Dubai. The flight, after its stop-over here, was scheduled to leave for Delhi, the officials said, adding, the passenger must have brought the consignment from Dubai but had to abandon it in ... Read More »

Dubai customs introduces CCB program to strengthen customs law

DUBAI: Dubai Customs, DP World and Economic Zones World, has launched the Certified Customs Broker (CCB) Program, a new professional course for Customs trade and logistics community. The program provides an insight into Customs laws and regulations in Dubai for customs brokers, freight forwarders, traders, manufacturers, free zone companies and logistics and transportation service providers. Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO ... Read More »

Dubai customs seizes 6kg heroin, arrests smuggler

DUBAI: Dubai customs seized 6 kilogram of heroin at Dubai International Airport and arrested a smuggler who denied smuggling heroin and said someone must have stashed the substance in his luggage. He was on Monday convicted at Dubai Criminal Court of smuggling 6.3kg of heroin as well as 56 grams of opium with the intent to distribute. He told judges ... Read More »

Dubai Customs brings happiness to people with 10 avant-garde projects

DUBAI: Dubai Customs participated in 3rd Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition (DGAE), showcasing a bundle of in-house innovated projects geared up to increase Dubai’s competitiveness. H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Dubai Customs Director made his statement marking this event, “This exhibition brings together all government entities under one roof as per the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice ... Read More »

Dubai customs gets 84% supplier satisfaction in 2014

DUBAI: Dubai customs got 84 percent supplier satisfaction in 2014 with an increase of 4% compared to 2013. The survey was conducted jointly by DC’s Strategy and Corporate Excellence Department and the Administration Affairs Department, in cooperation with an external research company. The study shows an 85% supplier satisfaction over services of the Contract & Purchasing Section, and 83% with ... Read More »

Dubai customs seizes 1,767 pills, 12.08g of hashish at Dubai airport

DUBAI: Dubai customs seized 1,767 pills of Tramadol and 12.08 grammes of hashish at Dubai International Airport. A drug smuggling passenger who claimed to be suffering from swollen veins has lost his appeal against a 4-year-jail term and deportation punishment. The Dubai Criminal Court sentenced him to four years behind bars to be followed by deportation. He sought to challenge ... Read More »

Dubai customs arrests woman with 2.3kg cocaine at Dubai airport

DUBAI: Dubai customs arrested a woman who was trying to smuggle 2.3 kilograms cocaine in her shorts at Dubai International Airport. Customs officers stopped the 31-year-old South African passenger, M.P., when she arrived at the airport’s transit terminal. One of duty officers suspected the woman passenger and took her inside a private search room as she seemed perplexed. Records said ... Read More »

Dubai customs, PCFC launches P&O Ports to specialise in emerging markets

DUBAI: Dubai has launched a ports operator focusing on medium-sized developments in emerging markets. The Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) launched P&O Ports, which has already signed initial agreements to start talks with the authorities in Madagascar, the Port of Berbera in Somaliland and Albania to enhance their port infrastructure, said the PCFC chairman Sultan bin Sulayem. ... Read More »

Dubai Customs pitches in 10 projects at Government Achievements Exhibition 2015  

DUBAI: Dubai Customs is set totake part in the 3rd edition of Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition (DGAE) 2015 with 10 new projects that were developed to further streamline Customs procedures for passengers and consignments, while at the same time keeping both the economy and the community safe. Dubai Customs’ Director of Strategy and Corporate Excellence, Ahmed Abdul Salam Kazim said ... Read More »

Dubai customs nabs 2 Omani nationals for smuggle hashish        

DUBAI: Dubai customs arrested two Omani nationals for smuggle hashish into country at Hatta border crossing when they came on a visit from Oman. The Omani visitors, 28-year-old M.K. and 30-year-old M.M., were said to have hidden the hashish beside the gearbox and in the pocket of one of the doors when they were stopped by a customs inspector at ... Read More »

Dubai Customs and Saudi diplomats discuss more trade opportunities

Dubai: Dubai Customs has received a delegation from the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Dubai and Northern Emirates, in a move to deepen the economic and commercial ties between the UAE and KSA. The Saudi delegation was headed by Dr. Nayef Al Rashid, Deputy Consul General of Saudi Arabia in Dubai and northern Emirates, who was ... Read More »

Dubai customs arrests Afghan national with drug-capsules

KABUL: Dubai customs arrested a 24 years old Afghan national with drug-capsules hidden in his intestines at Dubai International Airport. He claimed in court that he was not aware of the nature of the contents of 62 capsules that he smuggled in his intestines when he came to Dubai. Prosecutors charged the defendant with smuggling and possessing 477g of heroin ... Read More »

 Dubai Customs seizes 3 million tramadol pills at Cargo Village

DUBAI: Once again, Dubai Customs officers stand tall as they block the entry of 3 million tramadol pills, with an approximate street value of AED 60 million. Inspectors at Dubai Cargo Village Customs Center were able to detect the restricted drug, packed in 60 parcels coming into Dubai from an Asian country by air. “This is one of the biggest ... Read More »