The General Administration of Abu Dhabi Customs has won 8 awards in the Stevie Middle East and North Africa Awards, one of the most prestigious regional awards in the field of recognition and honoring achievements in the business sector for outstanding companies, institutions, and services, with 4 gold awards, two silver awards and two bronze awards.

In detail, Abu Dhabi Customs received four gold awards, the first for the category of innovative use of technology in human resources by government agencies, which was the share of human resources management, and the second for the category of innovation in customer service management, planning and practice for government agencies, while the third was for the category of achievement in the innovative product obtained by the innovative project smart inspection, and the fourth gold award is the government champion award for 2022, which was awarded by Director Executive support services sector at Abu Dhabi Customs.

The Abu Dhabi General Administration of Customs also received the silver awards in the government's innovation excellence category for 100 or more employees, the Innovative Human Resources Achievement Category received by the Human Resources Department, while the two bronze awards were awarded in the most valuable category in the government's response to health and safety measures at Abu Dhabi Customs to address the Corona pandemic, and the innovation category in human resources management, planning, and practice - the government.

H.E. Rashid Lahaj Al Mansouri, Director General of Abu Dhabi Customs, said Abu Dhabi Customs seeks to participate in international and regional awards to reflect and achieve the vision and directions of good leadership in promoting the prestigious position occupied by Abu Dhabi International, which has become a model for development, progress, and prosperity, stressing that winning 8 awards in the Categories of Stevie Middle East and North Africa Awards is a new achievement in addition to Abu Dhabi's track record of international successes and awards, while at the same time embodying the international awards. In recognition of the department's extraordinary efforts in developing its services to create an ideal environment that achieves its strategic vision of being a world leader customs body, leading change in an effort to enhance security, facilitate trade and provide outstanding services.

His Excellency added that Abu Dhabi Customs is constantly working to adopt smart initiatives based on the employment of innovation and creativity in various sectors of customs work, which corresponds to its strategy for comprehensive digital transformation, where it launched many innovative digital projects including the smart inspection project and the application of an electronic system for customs warehouses "Bond" within the customs operations system "Abu Dhabi system" and pre-clearance "remote" and platform  Digital training that works through ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE technologies and other projects, stressing that the department provides all its services digitally through the Abu Dhabi Unified Government Services platform "Done".

The Stevie World Awards were launched in 2002 to honor and recognize the positive and effective achievements and contributions of organizations and professionals working around the world.