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Posted On: 13 May 2020 09:53 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:22 pm

General Authority of Customs launches its new website

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The General Authority of Customs announced the launch of its new website, as part of its efforts to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of its electronic services and bring it closer to the public. The site includes the establishment of three main portals, which are business, individuals, travelers, and clearance companies, with the aim of ensuring easy access to the information and procedures required for each category in addition to developing the search engine to include all the contents of the site as well as listing all customs and legal procedures, legislations and customs tariffs, and the services of the commission (services provided to the public, statistics, electronic purchases, employee self-services) and others.

On this occasion HE Chairman of the General Authority of Customs Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Jamal, stressed that the work to renew the Authoritys website came in the framework of the continuous endeavor to develop the technical aspects adopted by the Authority, and in line with its strategic plan 2018-2022, inline with the requirements of a complete digital transformation, which aims to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the services of the authority and bring it closer to the public. Al Jamal explained that this new website also comes within the direction of the wise government and Qatar e-government standards, and in implementation of the recommendations of the World Bank related to developing the website as a window to Qatar's customs to the world. He pointed to the authoritys interest in developing the new website, to be more smooth in researching and displaying information, and enhancing the authoritys tools in disseminating customs culture in a modern way that matches the development of the State of Qatar. His Excellency stressed that the Authority attaches great importance to the society and its awareness of the important role that customs play in facilitating the movement of trade and supporting the national economy, in addition to its role in promoting the maintenance of community security and safety by securing and inspecting shipments and verifying their integrity and ensuring that they are free of anything harmful to society.

Source: QNA
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