DEPARTMENT OF SEAPORTS & CUSTOMS HAILS THE DEDICATION AND SACRIFICES OF ITS INSPECTORS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS
Sharjah’s Department of Seaports and Customs has hailed its officers and inspectors for their sincere dedication in the service of the nation, working as one team to help the community overcome all challenges. “They deserve sincere gratitude of all sections of society for their national role and their accomplishments and sacrifices in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic and their determination to maintain the success of Sharjah and the UAE in dealing with crises like Covid-19 and continue progressing on the path of comprehensive and sustainable development,” said the Department of Seaports and Customs in a statement.
The Department has launched a special campaign under the slogan ‘Sahrun al khadmatek ya watan’ (Sahrun, to Serve You Homeland) to shine the light on the vital role of the customs in achieving sustainable development and supporting the national economy through ambitious plans and programme as part of the vision and directives of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
The Department of Seaports and Customs works tirelessly to ensure the smooth flow of the movement of goods and commodities and the timely arrival of vital food, medicine and other products in the markets in the quantities necessary for consumers. It also facilitates the movement of trade to and from the country for the sustainability of the supply chain for all those who live in the country with the insight and insightful eyes brimming with nationalistic pride and patriotism.
Best customs services
The Sharjah Department of Seaports and Customs is keen to provide the best and efficient services to suppliers and exporters through the Emirate’s sea, land and airports thanks to its competent and trained staff and advanced technologies at its disposal.
The Department strives to develop its facilities and procedures in order to ensure the smooth flow of goods and passengers across the nation’s borders, in addition to implementing the customs law and other regulations in cooperation with other government institutions and based on the energies and capabilities of human resources so the UAE can easily overcome all challenges.
The campaign, "Sahrun, to Serve You Homeland" coincides with the launch of short films through the social media accounts of the Sharjah Customs across various media. They shed light on the role of Sharjah Customs and educate the public about the development and future projects of the Department. The campaign will educate the society about the Department’s leadership in customs innovation and work to expand interaction with society connecting with them directly through various direct communication channels.
This is part of the Department’s efforts to encourage members of society and involve them in supporting the path of sustainable economic development as well as introducing them to the strategic role of the customs in protecting the country and facilitating the smooth trade movement to and from the country even during these extraordinary times of the Covid-19.
The campaign also aims to caution and protect the society against violations such as smuggling of prohibited substances like drugs and fake commercial materials that are harmful to public health. These measures are carried out in cooperation with a wide range of government agencies such as health departments, veterinary authorities, police, coast guard and others, besides continuous coordination and communication with the Federal Customs Authority and Customs Departments in the Emirate.