60 Kgs of Smuggled Drugs Seized at Port Khalid
30th May 2023
The smugglers attempted to bring into the country narcotics by various ways, including being hidden inside reefer containers and suitcases but all their attempts failed.
The Sharjah Ports, Customs and Free Zones Authority declared that it will spare no effort to deter such offences. Moreover, it will continue strengthening efforts to foil all smuggling attempts, especially drug smuggling operations via all ports in Emirate of Sharjah and maintain the national course of safeguarding the security and safety of the community which leads to prosperous national economy.
Commenting on the drug seizure operations, Salem Abdullah Majid Al Zomor, Director of Port Khalid Customs Centre said: “The great care shown by Sharjah Ports, Customs and Free Zone Authority over Customs sector, using modern scanning devices and latest technologies and holding training sessions for the customs staff throughout the year have a pivotal impact on improving customs performance and maintaining the fluency of cargo and passengers’ movement via the ports of Sharjah Emirate, particularly Port Khalid.”
It is noteworthy that Customs inspectors in Khalid Port are dealing with a various types of maritime cargo shipping including containers, general cargo, reefer containers, agricultural products, live animals, liquid bulk cargo, dry bulk cargo, vehicles, heavy equipment as well as passengers and tourists through the terminal.