HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Dubai Ports World Chairman and CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) announced a platform of six new innovative and pioneering Customs initiatives driven by the cores of government excellence, at the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGEA) 2016 recently, namely; The Virtual Corridor, Smart Enterprise Capability, Enterprise Case Management, Smart Inspection Glasses, Smart Workspace and the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Program.

HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem

The initiatives are primarily aimed at improving automation and speed in the processing of customs declarations and trade management. 

Faster trade processing equates to economic benefit for many global shippers and customers up and down the global supply chain. More widely, this promotes the growing role that Dubai and the UAE are playing as major global trade hubs. Read the article here: Article: Dubai launches new initiatives

Today Zlatan Ibrahimovic played his last home game in Paris Saint-Germain. The legend will leave his club after four seasons breaking all records in French football. 

He ended in style. Zlatan entered the pitch on his own to standing ovation at Parc des Princes. 

In the 10th minute – Ibras PSG number – the game was stopped for another round of standing ovations. In the 17th minute Zlatan scored his first goal tonight. 

In the 88th minute he scored his second, making it 38 goals in French Ligue 1 – a record of all times in French football. “Zlatan, Zlatan… Some don’t like him, some love him. For me, Zlatan is a phenomenon, as shown by his statistics and the goals he’s scored,” the PSG coach Laurent Blanc said after the game. “He’s a phenomenon. He succeeds in doing amazing skills, amazing stuff with the ball while he’s built tall and strong. It’s unbelievable. Whether you love him or not, with the statistics he has, with the quality he has, I can tell you that he belongs with the best – and I’ve seen lot of players.”

In the 90th minute, PSG captain Ibrahimovic left the pitch to another round of standing ovations, carrying his two sons Maximilian and Vincent both with PSG shirts marked ‘King’ and ‘Legend’. 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets grandstand named after him at the Parc des Princes, says PSG’s president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

“Genius. It is the only way to describe Zlatan Ibrahimovic both on and off the field, “wrote Spnish leading newspaper Marca after the game.

What an amazing night for the best football player in the world. Ibracadabra! 

The Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has arrived to the White House for today’s summit with President Barack Obama.

Stefan Löfven arrived to U.S. with the Swedish government plane last night.

Today the Top Level Summit starts. In total there are five issues on the agenda for the meeting. These include; migration, climate change, international organizations and trade-free trade matters. Ahead of the meeting the countries have worked to develop a joint declaration in which the Nordic countries and the US to agree how to work forward in a number of areas. It’s about security, migration and refugees, climate and energy, jobs, growth and trade, and global development and humanitarian aid.

The Swedish delegation has stated that the atmosphere has been good during the work, which so far has resulted in a 14-page strategic cooperation plan. The final version of the declaration to be signed by the US and the Nordic countries when the summit ends.