Dubai: Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, on Sunday visited the Dubai International Airport and inspected the progress of the ongoing work there.

He also acquainted himself with the overall services provided by the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs and updates on the measures followed to finish travel procedures of airport users, especially the arrival and departure procedures.

Shaikh Hamdan was accompanied by Lieutenant General Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Deputy Chairman of the Dubai Police and General Security, and Major General Mohammad Ahmad Al Marri, Director of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs in Dubai.

He issued instructions to ease travel procedures for visitors to Dubai Expo 2020.

Shaikh Hamdan listened to a detailed presentation about work measures and rules applied at the airport as he started his tour, visiting the Customer Service Centre in Terminal 3, where he was briefed on its 24-hour services as well as on the latest services introduced to facilitate travel procedures. He was briefed on the work of the Electronic Gate and the registration service for the GCC residents.

Shaikh Hamdan also was introduced to the mechanism of action, with regard to the procedures in place for arriving and departing passengers as he visited the entry and exit gates in Terminal 3. At the terminal, he also spoke to staff at the check-in counters.

He instructed them to speed up check-in procedures in line with the best standards in the world’s major airports.