Dubai: Mr. Mohammed Al Ghafari, Executive Director of the Human Resources Division at Dubai Customs, said that Dubai Customs give primary importance to the training and development of its personnel in various areas of customs work, which has a direct bearing on Dubai’s comprehensive advancement.
The Executive Director underlined that Dubai Customs’ training center is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, educational tools, and technologies, and consists of a theatre, a library, and a competency assessment center, in addition to wide-ranging online training platforms that support our strategy towards enhancing investment in human capital and building our workforce’s professional and leadership capabilities on par with highest global standards.
During the first six months of 2023, the training center successfully completed 117 customs-related courses, 170 administrative programs, 102 leadership programs, and 906 specialized courses including data science and artificial intelligence, information security, creativity and innovation, and customer happiness.
“In Dubai Customs we use our accumulated experience to develop a pool of highly-qualified, skilled talents that are capable of reimagining the future of our customs business with a focus on delivering a high standard of professionalism and efficiency,” said Mr. Al Ghaffari.
The Executive Director added that Dubai Customs has provided several innovative online training platforms to meet the training needs of all employees while promoting the culture of cross-departmental collaboration, innovation, and teamwork so that everyone keeps pace with the requirements of Customs work in the present and in the future.