The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority participates in the FIATA World Congress 2019, which is being held this year in South Africa between September 14 and 16, organized by the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and attended by many parties from around the world who are interested in the logistics industry.
The Authority's participation in this international event comes as part of its efforts to support the Kingdom’s vision of becoming a global logistics platform. These efforts, which included a pavilion in the conference's accompanying exhibition, were an affirmation of its role in bolstering the Kingdom's logistics sector through its customs services.
Through this participation, the Authority seeks to strengthening the Kingdom's position in the global market by offering and providing digital and technical services and solutions in customs work, as well as highlighting the services provided by the Authority in the field of facilitating cross-border trade, as well as being aware of the most important challenges facing the logistics sector.
As the FIATA exhibition presents an opportunity to discuss developments in the logistical matter and global trends of logistics services and their role in the field of facilitating global trade, as well as improving industries and services in the field of transport shipping. The Authority also seeks that its participation will strengthen relationships between the Authority and officials and experts in the fields of logistics and trade facilitation.
It is noteworthy that the FIATA Exhibition and Conference is a global forum for presenting and debating any matter related to the shipping and logistics industry, emphasizing the logistics industry's future in light of technological advancements, its role in achieving regional and global integration, and the significance of promoting human capabilities working in the industry. One of the main goals of the conference is to evaluate developing trends, such as technological advancements and information sharing between Customs and other agencies.