“This is evidence of our employees’ sense of commitment and dedication to maintain the UAE’s good image as a hospitable and welcoming nation,” said Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director of Dubai Customs.

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DUBAI // Airport officials took measures to facilitate the flow of pilgrims arriving in Dubai from the Haj in Mecca by dedicating special gateways and streamlining entry procedures.

And the pilgrims were even greeted by Dubai Customs staff with gifts and sweets.

“This is evidence of our employees’ sense of commitment and dedication to maintain the UAE’s good image as a hospitable and welcoming nation,” said Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, director of Dubai Customs.

“This is undertaken in close collaboration with all stakeholders at Dubai airports, including Civil Aviation Authority, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, Dubai Police’s General Department of Airport Security, Dubai Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services.”

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