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His Excellency Ahmad Mahboob Musabih

Director General
Dubai Customs

About me

Ranked as an influential young public figure at Dubai and UAE levels, His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih has a proven experience of over 23 years in the customs field by virtue of working for Dubai Customs since 1994 in various managerial and leadership capacities earlier. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the United Arab Emirates University. In his long tenure as the Executive Director of Customer Management Sector, he successfully led, implemented and applied a major pilot projects, including the Regulations and Laws of the Customs Union for GCC States, Temporary Admission Book System and the IATA’s Electronic Air Cargo Initiative, in addition to two projects for cargo clearance and electronic inspection. Mr. Ahmed is playing an active role in the development of customs work through his membership in 20 local, regional and international committees and action groups, including the Technical Committee of the Customs Union for GCC States. His excellent professional expertise got the recognition when His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, issued on the 11th of March 2014 a decree appointing him as the Director of Dubai Customs. In 2019, he was promoted to Director General due to the recognition of his fruitful efforts in supporting the customs work.