Naturalization and Residency Sector Announces Eid Al Fitr 2016 Timings across the Country

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates-Saturday 2 July 2016 [ AETOS Wire ]

The Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs sector at the Ministry of Interior announced the working hours for all of its departments at the countrywide level. Working hours will be from 10 am to 1 pm starting from Sunday 3rd of July through Thursday July 7th in order to complete all public transactions via the various departments and sections affiliated to the General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs that deal with the public. The working hours will also apply to all departments and sections affiliated with the Naturalization Departments across the UAE.


Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili, Acting Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Naturalization, Residency and Ports Affairs, said that a number of employees at the departments and sections have been assigned with the task to handle customers’ urgent cases. “This measure aims to conveniently deliver services to the public in a way that achieves customer satisfaction,” he said.


Major General Al Khaiaili added that this procedure comes in an implementation of the directives of police leadership to upgrade the level of services provided to the public, to promote total quality concepts and excellence in performance to deliver distinguished services to community members, and to accommodate more customers. 


He stressed on the keenness of the General Directorates of Residency and Foreign Affairs across the country to provide distinguished high-quality of services throughout the year, to intensify activities during various events, and to alleviate the burden on customers by seamlessly completing their transactions. He also urged the employees at those departments to redouble their efforts so as to provide optimal services to the public.


Major General Al Khaiaili also extended his heartfelt congratulations and blessings to the higher leadership, and to the citizens and residents of the UAE; praying Allah Almighty to bless them with good health and wellness.



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The Arabic-language text of this announcement is the official, authoritative version. Translations are provided as an accommodation only, and should be cross-referenced with the Arabic-language text, which is the only version of the text intended to have legal effect.


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Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili (Photo: ME NewsWire)

Major General Khalifa Hareb Al Khaiaili (Photo: ME NewsWire)

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