Dubai South, the largest single urban development focused on aviation, logistics and real estate, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with International Humanitarian City (IHC), the world’s largest humanitarian hub. The agreement involves the implementation of Masary, an electronic pass system, at IHC to track and trace shipments within a secure network and provide efficient management of the movement of goods.
The agreement was signed during Seamless Middle East by Giuseppe Saba, CEO of IHC, and Abdul Basit AlMarzouqi, Logistics District Manager Dubai South, in the presence of senior members of both entities.
Giuseppe Saba, hailed the deal with Dubai South, saying it would take IHC’s humanitarian aid shipments to a new level of efficiency and precision. He highlighted the importance of an e-gate pass system, saying, “Logistics play a crucial role in IHC’s operations, and the e-gate pass system will enhance the effectiveness of IHC’s response. IHC community emergency. This will save time on processing aid shipments and ultimately save the lives of people in need. We would like to consider the signing of this agreement as the starting point of our partnership with Dubai South. Through this partnership, we hope to further develop any tool or facility that could help IHC and its community achieve the goals identified by His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum when he founded IHC.
Commenting on the agreement, AbdulBasit AlMarzouqi said, “As a leading logistics hub, we are committed to facilitating optimal smart operational solutions for our customers to ensure seamless services and uninterpreted flow of goods. The Dubai South Logistics District will continue to improve its portfolio of offerings and respond to the increasing complexity involved in the movement of goods. As such, it will foster best practices and establish a vibrant technology-based ecosystem that would enable our valued customers to thrive in this competitive market.
Dubai South was launched as a project of the Government of Dubai in 2006, representing an emerging city of 145 square kilometers, planned and based on the happiness of the individual. The city is identified as Dubai’s flagship urban project and is designed to create 500,000 jobs in an integrated economic environment that supports all types of businesses and industries.
IHC, which was founded in 2003 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, is the only independent, non-profit Humanitarian Free Zone Authority, hosting a community of approximately 85 members comprising United Nations organizations, non-profit and non-governmental organizations and commercial companies. The international humanitarian community in Dubai numbers around 500 people, representing around 80 nationalities, positioning itself as the largest humanitarian hub in the world.