His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, has released three commemorative postal stamps to mark history-defining civil aviation developments in the Emirate of Dubai.
He unveiled the stamps on Sunday at a ceremony held at the Sheikh Saeed Al Maktoum House in Shindagha, Dubai, in the presence of a large number of dignitaries which included His Excellency Mohammed Abdulla Ahli and Consul General for the US in Dubai, His Excellency Rob Waller.
The first day cover and stamps have been issued by Empost to showcase the achievements in the civil aviation industry in the emirate on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
H.H. Sheikh Ahmed said: “The provisions of the Chicago Convention and the immense contribution of the ICAO provided the necessary regulatory framework for the development of international civil aviation. The work of the ICAO in formulating the Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS) to ensure safe and secure operation of international civil aviation and its continuous efforts to improve the SARPS to meet numerous challenges is commendable.”
He added: “The Emirate of Dubai has worked closely with the ICAO in a number of initiatives which has shown tremendous progress through the years. Dubai has developed the aviation infrastructure to provide necessary connectivity, facilities and other related services for the benefit of the global aviation industry and the travelling public. We are committed to continue with such contribution.”
The DCAA paid tribute to our Rulers for their vision and contribution in the aviation sector, by joining hands with EMPOST, to issue three stamps that reflect the three eras that converged, the wonderful journey of civil aviation in Dubai, from the creek to a twin airport city, and takings its airlines, Emirates and flydubai to greater heights, besides other areas of the aviation industry.