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Chamber, Dubai Customs to invest in partnership
(Wam) / 30 July 2012
A delegation from Dubai Chamber recently visited Dubai Customs to learn about latter best practices and on-going systems and procedures.
The visit comes within the framework of exchanging knowledge between the two sides, and the implementation of the MoU inked last May between the parties with the intention of enhancing exchange of information, interlinking electronic networking between the two departments and investing in a strategic partnership.
The visit of the delegation headed by Omar Abdul Aziz Khan, director of Customer Service Centre at Dubai Chamber, covered different departments, namely, IT Department, Customs Tariff & Origin Department, Customs Intelligence Department, Customs Declaration Management Department.
Bader Al Kharoosi, manager of Support and Integration, IT Department, gave a detailed explanation of the efforts being made by the department in the areas of services and electronic systems, mainly, the Customs eClearance system (Mirsal2), highlighting, how the automated system operates, its benefits in respect of facilitating easy customs clearance, information entry, receiving trade statistics, minimising revenue loss, time and effort savings, quicker data risk assessmentl. A detailed presentation about the Customs Tariff implementation – Version-2012 given by Hala Al Yousifi, Manager of Customs Tariff and Conventions Section at Dubai Customs.
“Following the implementation of the UAE’s commitments to WCO and GCC, the Customs Tariff Appendixes have been amended and are ready to be executed immediately after having the Ministerial decision issued by the Council of Ministers for implementation of Customs Tariff policy for 2012,” said Al Yousifi. —
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