His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Border Security Council, stressed that the border and border security sector in Dubai is one of the best global models, given the integration of the elements of the security and security system, which enabled it to confirm its competitiveness in line with the construction process. and development in the emirate.
His Highness praised the high level of this integrated system, which he described as a product of the wise vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, in harnessing all efforts to provide the highest levels of security and safety, and the consequent increase in the efficiency and readiness of outlets. and the borders of the Emirate, to face various forms of challenges and security changes, by developing policies, legislation and standards, and ensuring their application based on international best practices, in coordination and cooperation with local and federal government agencies.
This came during the visit of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to the Hatta border port, in the presence of the Vice President of the Dubai Border Security Council, Lieutenant-General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, and members of the Council.
His Highness said: “Contributing to the development and protection of border crossing security, development and rehabilitation, and ensuring the highest levels of readiness at all times, to deal efficiently with various variables, calls for all concerned authorities in the border and ports security sector to redouble efforts, combine and integrate, to reach the highest levels of coordination and cooperation for optimal preparedness to provide Highly efficient services that contribute to enhancing security and safety and ensuring the highest levels of competitiveness at the regional and international levels, in light of working within a unified vision and approach that contributes to consolidating Dubai’s position as the best city to live and work in the world.”
During the visit, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was briefed on the services provided to arrivals and departures through the Hatta border port, and listened to an explanation about the most important achievements of the port, stressing its importance as a vital crossing that contributes to facilitating entry and exit procedures from the UAE through Dubai. And through the port that connects the country with the sisterly Sultanate of Oman.
His Highness, Chairman of the Dubai Border Ports Security Council, directed the members of the Council to provide all the facilities required to facilitate the movement of travelers according to the highest standards of security and safety, in a manner that ensures safe passage for all travelers, and enhances the security capabilities of the Emirate in protecting border crossings.
The visit included a tour of the Hatta border port, where His Highness was briefed on the progress of the port’s procedures. His Highness also inspected the passengers’ lounge, praising the efforts of the work team in providing proactive and smart services, which contribute to the comfort and happiness of travelers.
At the conclusion of the visit, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum expressed his appreciation for the efforts of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, Dubai Customs, and security authorities, directing the importance of strengthening coordination with government agencies concerned with supervising border crossings to raise the efficiency and readiness of these The outlets, to provide distinguished services at all times, in compliance with the approach of excellence followed by Dubai in its various sectors.
Mansour bin Mohammed:
• “(Security of ports and borders) is one of the best global models, given the integration of the elements of the security and security system.”
Facilitate the movement of goods
The Hatta border port plays an important role in facilitating the movement of goods and trade exchanges by land between Dubai and the sisterly Sultanate of Oman. Dubai’s foreign trade with the Sultanate through the port, during the first half of 2021, amounted to about 15.26 billion dirhams.