Dubai Customs celebrated today (Sunday 28th November 2021) the UAE 50th Ittihad (Union) Day- Golden Jubilee, at its main headquarters at Port Rashid, under the slogan (UAE 50th’s Anniversary: Unlocking Centennial Achievements).
H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, Director General of Dubai Customs, executive directors, heads of customs departments and centers and around 500 employees attended the event.
The celebrations started with the national anthem followed by a military parade performed by Dubai Customs officers. A Dubai Police cavalry troupe then performed a special performance at the ceremony, followed by dances and songs performed by the kids of the Dubai Customs nursery.
A miniature heritage village was built at the venue, which featured historical antiques and heritage designs. Attendants enjoyed the folkloric ambiance and the local cuisines and songs.
H.E. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates on the glorious occasion of the Union’s 50th anniversary. He also extended his congratulations to all those who call the UAE home.
CEO of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation said; “Today we celebrate 50 years of achievement, performance, distinction and dedication. It is an opportunity to recall the great deeds of our Founding Fathers, who built this county on the foundations of love, tolerance, peace and hard work. Everyone can touch the extraordinary progress the UAE has made in all sectors in such a short time.
“Thanks to our wise leadership, our national achievements have considerably improved the quality of our life and placed the UAE at the top of international happiness, performance and prosperity indexes. The successful hosting of the greatest show in the world: EXPO2020 Dubai and launching the Hope Probe to Mars are two manifestations of this success.”