Group photo of all the CLTP graduates

Group photo of all the CLTP graduates

254 pass logistics programme

Over 1,600 trainees have graduated from CTLP, which was launched in 2011 as a professional training programme and covers import and export processes in the region

January 2018

Dubai Trade, the single window for cross-border trade and a DP World company, said that it has graduated 254 professionals in the sixth batch of its Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) programme.

It has also graduated 21 professionals in the first batch of the Certified Customs Expert (CCE) programme, said a statement from the company.

Dubai Trade launched Certified Trade & Logistics Professional (CTLP) in 2011 as a comprehensive professional training programme accredited by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) in Dubai, and covers import and export processes in the region in general and the UAE in particular.

Over 1,600 trainees have graduated from CTLP. The CCE programme was launched in January 2017 to provide comprehensive understanding of the key elements and mechanisms of customs practices in the region.

At the graduation ceremony, which was attended by Eng Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO of Dubai Trade, DP World officials, and graduates’ families, Mohammed Al Muallem, CEO and managing director of DP World for the UAE region, said: “Empowerment in smart trading is our strategic direction at Dubai Trade. We provide a full range of e-services and smart applications that allow companies to do business anytime, anywhere.”

“These smart tools have become key components of the business cycle. That’s why, our team has developed specialised training programmes that enhance the awareness about the new capabilities of our services in smart trading,” he said.

“Passing these programmes is an important milestone in the career path of professionals and specialists. Companies value these certificates, which open better employment opportunities for graduates,” he added.

Delivering his keynote speech, Al Bastaki congratulated the graduates on the achievement they made by completing the internationally accredited programmes which have equipped them with the necessary knowledge and skills related to trade, customs and logistics.

He added: “We are proud that passing our training programmes has become a target for all logistics professionals, with employees from companies in the UAE and other GCC countries.”

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