Dubai's Ports Customs and Free Zone Corporation Showcases 26 Ambitious Initiatives at DGAE

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Published April 9th, 2018 - 06:52 GMT
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs
Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs

Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) takes part in Dubai Government Achievements Exhibition (DGAE) in its 6th cycle which runs from 9 to 11 April under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai at Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC).

PCFC will use the event to exchange expertise with other exhibitors in the government field, to showcase its achievements and to highlight the role of artificial intelligence and technical breakthroughs in innovating its services and products. The Corporation is taking part this year with 26 smart initiatives under the theme “Gateway to making the future” at stand B-8, hall (7). Also, PCFC’s senior officials will participate in the workshops and activities; Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs will be there in “Ask Government Leaders” event on Tuesday 10 April, at 11:30am to answer questions from visitors, exhibitors, and journalists.

PCFC is participating this year with a number of ambitious projects including Claim & Refund, Authorized Economic Program, Post Clearance Audit, I Declare, E-Integrated Goods Clearance Operation, Business 2 Government, Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster,Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution, NAU initiative, amongst others. Visitors will have the chance to win valuable prizes by participating in the competitions that PCFC will hold during the exhibition.

Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation expressed his happiness for being the strategic sponsor of the event in its 6th edition and said:” Our initiatives reflect our vision of enabling and investing the future knowledge and artificial intelligence to come up with new breakthroughs that are able to build a knowledge based economy. This is part of our wider vision and national agenda in the UAE following the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai”.

DP World Group Chairman expressed his happiness with PCFC’s participation in this year’s edition of DGAE, which is the biggest so far.

Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, commented on this participation by saying:” Our initiatives this year revolve around supporting and hosting Expo 2020, especially that we have won the best government department supporting Expo 2020. We divided them into two main channels; one that focuses on facilitation of trade and the other on enhancing security and protection of society”.

Background Information

Dubai Customs

Dubai Customs is one of the leading government departments taking part in enhancing sustainable development and promoting Dubai’s image worldwide, turning it into a principal capital, business and tourism destination, as it facilitates smooth movement of legitimate trade and leverages economic and social development, the matter which is consistent with its slogan stating "gateway to Dubai’s prosperity", because prosperity is usually based on free trade through a safe, fast and practical environment to meet the needs of people and adapt to their requirements. This in addition to DC’s main role to protect society and borders against those who try to smuggle prohibited substances to or through Dubai threatening the community safety and security.

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