Seeking to enhance cooperation ties and strategic partnership with relevant departments, H.E. Hamad Buamim, President and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, received H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director General, Dubai Customs, at the Chamber head office recently.
The two top officials’ meeting focused on developing mechanisms for joint cooperation and to work together in the area of ATA Carnet issuance and to allow the business community to draw maximum benefit from the system, which will support exhibitors during the World Expo being hosted in Dubai in 2020.
With its focus on the ATA Carnet system which has been introduced and implemented by Dubai Chamber and is supported by Dubai Customs, the meeting also helped exchange expertise, knowledge and best practices in line with the government’s directives to work jointly in serving the customers.
On his part, H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih expressed his organisation’s willingness to cooperate with Dubai Chamber in all common areas of operation as he said: "We at Dubai Customs are keen on enhancing joint cooperation with our strategic partners in line with the vision and directives of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, which emphasises on integration and teamwork between government departments, in order to ensure world-class services to all stakeholders in the UAE in general and Dubai in particular."
Dubai Chamber is one of our most important strategic partners as we enjoy excellent relations with the organisation and work jointly in developing value-added services to the community," he said.
He further stressed that the two sides in the future will work more vigorously and together in organising and implementing external events including official visits and participation in overseas exhibitions.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Atiq Juma Nasib, Senior Director, Commercial Services Sector, Dubai Chamber, and Mr. Khalil Saqr bin Gharib, Director, Corporate Communications, Dubai Customs.
At the conclusion of the meeting, H.E. Buamim, presented a memento to H.E. Musabih as an appreciation for his dedication to working jointly in serving the business community in Dubai.