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PM visits Dubai International Airport

PM visits Dubai International Airport
PM visits Dubai International Airport

(Dubai) – Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited Dubai International Airport to ensure passenger satisfaction and facilitations provided to them.
He also inspected safety procedures and comfort of passengers at the airport, which is described as the “Gate of Peace” that links the East and the West, and where peoples of the world get acquainted with the UAE’s people, culture and civilisation.
H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, Khalifa Saeed Suleiman, Director-General of the Department of Protocol and Hospitality in Dubai, accompanied Sheikh Mohammed during his visit to Terminal 3 which is designated for the Emirates Airline.
Sheikh Mohammed was briefed on travelling procedures and reassured on travel facilitations of the procedures, especially the assistance provided to all who are in need, particularly the elderly, children and patients.
He and his entourage stopped at the joint operations room between the Emirates Airline and General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai, which reflects serious partnership and co-ordination between the two sides for the benefit of passengers and saving their time and effort.
He was also briefed by Major General Obaid bin Mohair Al Ketbi, Deputy Director of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai, on the importance of this room, which deals with the electronic data of departures in Terminal 3. This system will be applied in the second phase in Terminal 1 and 2.
Later, Sheikh Mohammed moved to departments A and B at Terminal 3 through the airport’s interior metro, and checked travel and inspection procedures of passengers’ luggage, stamping passports and good treatment provided to them by the concerned staff in all departments of the airport.
He, then, stopped at free-market and was briefed about its sections and the competitive prices of goods provided to the departing customers.
At the end of his tour, Sheikh Mohammed expressed his satisfaction at the facilitations provided to the passengers, and said, “The good treatment of passengers would satisfy them, and as we are Arab and Muslim people, our deep-rooted Arab culture which is full of human values urge us to support and show compassion, tolerance and mercy to the poor and sick people.”
(Courtesy WAM)