Sheikh Hamdan inspects safety measures at DXB as Dubai opens to tourists

Sheikh Hamdan is seen inspecting the various arrival points at the airport, including immigration and Covid-19 testing booths

  
Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum: Dubai is steadily moving towards becoming a global centre for sustainable infrastructure. Dubai Media Office Twitter account.

Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum: Dubai is steadily moving towards becoming a global centre for sustainable infrastructure. Dubai Media Office Twitter account.

The Dubai Crown Prince has visited the emirate's international airport on day one of its reopening to tourists. Taking to social media on Tuesday, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum posted a video in which he can be seen inspecting all the safety precautions in place at the airport.

Seen wearing a mask and maintaining a safe distance from others, Sheikh Hamdan inspects the various arrival points at the airport, including immigration and Covid-19 testing booths.


"For years, Dubai International has topped the list of airports around the world. Our teams will accept only the top rank and we will retain our top position with extraordinary efforts," he tweeted. "We are optimistic about our ability to retain the exceptional position that Dubai enjoys when it comes to tourism."


The first set of holidaymakers landed at the Dubai International Airport as soon as the clock struck 12 on Tuesday, July 7.

Videos posted by the emirate's General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) on Instagram show socially distanced travel procedures that are in place at the airport. The videos show tourists in masks and gloves adhering to all precautionary measures as they clear immigration and other travel formalities.

Khaleej Times: Copyright © 2017 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( www.Syndigate.info).

Disclaimer: The content of this article is syndicated or provided to this website from an external third party provider. We are not responsible for, and do not control, such external websites, entities, applications or media publishers. The body of the text is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and has not been edited in any way. Neither we nor our affiliates guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions expressed in this article. Read our full disclaimer policy here.