Dubai Customs foiled an attempt to smuggle 800,000 Captagon pills into the country, which has a street value of Dhs3 million.
Dubai Customs has discussed using a ‘disruptive product’ for training sniffer dogs to detect explosive. Adel Al Suwaidi, Director of Technical Support Department at Dubai Customs met with Rafiq Honas,
The illegal drugs were concealed inside used vehicle spare parts, which prompted Dubai Customs to nickname the operation 'Gear Box'
Inspection officers of the Sea Customs Centre Management at Jebel Ali Port thwarted the illegal shipment thanks to coordination between different sections coupled with the use of the best technologies.
Customs transactions recorded by Dubai Customs (DC) saw a significant rise of 23 per cent to reach 16 million in 2020, despite the challenging global environment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sheikh Hamdan’s remarks came during a meeting with Pavel Durov, Founder and CEO of Telegram. Globally headquartered in Dubai, Telegram is valued at more than $20 billion, and has more than 570 million users, out of which 100 million were acquired in January alone.
RoboCafe has been in the works for more than two years, but its launch was delayed from March 2020 due to the pandemic. It finally opened last June, when restrictions in the UAE were relaxed. Customers can place their orders with German-made robots, who then prepare and deliver it straight to their tables.
Dubai Customs launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign for its employees under the theme 'Your Safety is our Safety'.
Within its efforts to spread a culture of innovation, and as part of its participation in the UAE Innovation Month (Feb.21-27 ), Dubai Customs inaugurated the 2nd International Innovation,