Drug seizures ensure prosperity and security in the UAE

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In recognition of the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on 26 June, Dubai Customs reported its latest achievements in thwarting the smuggling of narcotics and other illicit items.

Over the course of 2020, 2021 and 2022, Dubai Customs prevented over 2,600 smuggling attempts.

Ensuring economic prosperity and security in the UAE

According to the Khaleej Times (via MSN), Dubai Customs’ commitment to the seizure of prohibited items aligns with its vision of being recognised as a leading customs authority globally.

By enhancing security in the UAE, the region can continue to reap the benefits which come as a result of creating a safe and desirable destination, attracting investment and safeguarding economic prosperity.

The article claims that 829 seizures were made in 2020, 941 seizures in 2021 and 834 seizures in 2022.

Dubai Customs

Dubai Customs is one of the leading government departments taking part in enhancing sustainable development and pro​​moting Dubai’s image worldwide.

Turning it into a principal capital, business and tourism destination, Dubai Customs says that it facilitates the 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”.

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