Dubai Trade honours staff and strategic partners

Over 50 executives awarded from likes of DP World and Dubai Customs.


Dubai Trade, the online service provider of Dubai World, hosted a special event to honour its employees, strategic partners and their executives who have played critical roles in the implementation of major projects, to make trade easier, during 2010 – 2011.

Special mementos and certificates of appreciation were presented at a gala ceremony by Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, and Board Member, Dubai Trade, and Mahmood Al Bastaki, Director, Dubai Trade, to more than 50 executives from DP World, Dubai Customs, Economic Zones World, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, and ITC, the group shared service providers, in addition to Dubai Trade’s own employees.

The projects included Phase II of Contact Centre, data compilation for the World Bank’s “Doing Business” Report, upgrading of single sign-on infrastructure, the E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) 2010, the upgrading of the portal,, and the Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) programme, a Certification Course initiated and developed by Dubai Trade and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport.

“Dubai Trade shares with its strategic partners a commitment and belief that together we will achieve the vision that has been set for Dubai by its leadership. This is not a journey that we have taken alone, as is evident from this honourable gathering," said Mahmood Al Bastaki, director, Dubai Trade.

"We have constantly worked towards making our portal ever friendlier to our customers. We deeply appreciate the highly productive contributions made by our partners and their teams of professionals towards realising our goals. Congratulations to all of them," he added.

2010 was a year of multi-faceted achievements for Dubai Trade’s online portal,, which registered a record 11.4 million transactions, marking a 25.7% increased compared to 2009. The numbers of e-services Dubai Trade offers its customers also rose by 12% to 758 during the same period.

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