Kuwait Customs launches 2 modern units at Nuwaiseeb border crossing
KUWAIT CITY, Sept 30: The Director General of the General Administration of Customs, Counselor Jamal Al-Jalawi, inaugurated the operation of two modern devices at the Nuwaiseeb border crossing, the best in the world, one for checking bags and luggage and another for checking travellers. The Customs said in a statement on Wednesday that the technical tests of the two devices were successful and were approved by the project team, the investing company and specialists in the General Administration of Customs.
It added that Counselor Al- Jalawi visited the sites of the two agencies in the presence of a delegation from the State of Qatar’s customs headed by Eng. Saeed Al-Akbari, explaining that based on the principle of joint cooperation, the Qatari delegation’s visit came to see the inspection devices, the technical system followed and the way customs work in Kuwait. The specialists explained the mechanism of work of the two agencies, indicating that the Nuwaiseeb border port is one of the most important customs ports in the State of Kuwait in terms of the volume of entry and exit of vehicles.
Customs stressed the keenness to provide the necessary security services to protect the country from anyone tempted to bring any prohibited items and to maintain customs security, which is the country’s first defense system. It is noteworthy that the two devices that were inaugurated today are considered the latest releases of the American company (Smith) and possess great accuracy and a great ability to detect various means of smuggling prohibited by law. (KUNA)