x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 28 July 2017

UAE immigration staff praised for work during busy Eid holiday

More than 400,000 passengers passed through Dubai's air and land ports during the Eid Al Adha holidays.

The number of passengers entering and exiting through Dubai's air and land ports during the Eid Al Adha holiday reached 442,756, according to the Residency and Foreigners Affairs (RFA) department in Dubai.

Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, the director of the RFA, praised the emirate's immigration staff for their perseverance during the Eid holiday period.

He also underlined the importance of the department's strategy - under the Ministry of Interior - to make the UAE the safest country in the world by next year.

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