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Seizure: 500 kilograms of Indian hemp seized by Joal Customs’ officers

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500 kilograms of Indian hemp seized

Joal-Fadiouth (Mbour), Dec. 8 (APS) - Customs’ officers of the Joal-Fadiouth sea brigade seized 500 kg of hemp, an estimated market value of 30 million CFA francs, learned the APS.
During a press briefing, the head of brigade, Lieutenant Jean-Emile Samba Diatta, said that this important seizure was made during a routine patrol, on Thursday, around 08: pm, at the '' Red Bench '', an area located towards “Bird Island”.

The Customs and Treasury DGs visiting Blaise Diagne International Airport (AIBD)

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Visit at AIBD

On Wednesday November 29th the Customs General Director, Mr. Oumar Diallo and the Head of Treasury Department, Cheikh Tidiane Diop, visited the international airport Blaise Diagne along with their delegation.
The purpose of the visit was to check if the readiness of all services were set before the opening of the new airport on December 7th. The two General Directors expressed their satisfaction regarding the high quality of the airport structure and congratulated authorities and the AIBD’s Administration for completing this important project.

Customs’ services ready for the AIBD airport opening

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AIBD airport opening

The Customs General Directorate informs that its services will be opened starting from Thursday December 7th, 2017 at the Blaise DIAGNE International Airport (AIBD).
As customs is aware of the need of simplifying and facilitation procedures and requirements for simplification and procedures facilitation. For, in collaboration with the AIBD general Directorate, they set up an operational mechanism for an effective service of the new airport’s infrastructure.

NEWS RELEASE: FAKE FACEBOOK ACCOUNT OF CUSTOMS GENERAL DIRECTOR

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 FAKE FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Mr. Oumar DIALLO, the Custom image, through the above mentioned social network.
Mr. DIALLO invites public opinion to remain vigilant against these malicious people and to give no credit to their actions.
The fake profile was reported to Facebook administrators and to the National Police for all intents and purposes.

Kidira Custom’s officers seized 20 kilograms of cannabis on a transit bus from Mali

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 20 kilograms of cannabis seized on a transit bus from Mali

On Wednesday 4th October, 2017, 20 kilograms of cannabis, had been seized by Kidira customs’ officers. The cannabis were carried on a Malian public bus, from Bamako.
The total value is estimated at 1,200,000 FCFA. The driver and his assistant had been detained for interrogation.

Seizure: 337 kg of Indian hemp seized at Keur Ayib customs office

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Indian hemp Seizure

On Monday, October 9th , 2017, 337 kg of Indian hemp have been seized by Keur Ayib customs officers.

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Seizure: 22,721,500 FCFA of foreign currency seized

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foreign currency seized

On October 11th, 2017, important foreign currencies (20,000 euros and 13,300 dollars) were seized by Mpack customs’ officers, in the Southern Regional Direction. Currencies had been hidden in the engine of a Renault Laguna. The total amount is worth 22, 721,500 FCFA.

The New Customs General Director promised a "joint management” of this administration

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handing over of office


Dakar, Nov. 7 (APS) - On Tuesday 7th, the new Senegal Customs General Director has promised, a "collegial and inclusive" management of the Custom’s Administration for secured revenue and a «lasting and sustainable" growth.
"We will govern collegially, I will never make a decision alone. Together, we will discuss and assume any decision. One should bear in mind that the end of my assignment depends on the President‘s will. It may last two or six months, one or two year at most because I’m old, I had to be retired”, he explained.

Seizure: 300 kg of Indian hemp seized by the Bambey Customs Brigade, at Khombole

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Indian hemp Seizure

Customs officers went in ambush after being informed about suspected goods. On the night 13th, around 2: pm, a loaded cart carried parcels from the small coast. They came out of their hiding place but the carter automatically detached goods and fled. After checking, it turned out to be Indian hemp.

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GAINDE

GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.

Orbus

The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.