The General Director

M. Abourahmane DIEYE

Colonel - Principal Customs Inspector



-September 2010: Master II in Policies & International Trade Negotiation: UCAD Distinction “GOOD”.

The expected results of the Master are, on the one hand, the constitution of a critical mass of experts in international negotiations and, on the other hand, the adaptation of national trading systems to the requirements and obligations of the multilateral trading system.

-November 2003 : BREVET ENA (Ecole Nationale d’Administration) / Trade Management Customs’ Section. Distinction “GOOD”.

-December 2000 : Master’s Degree in Sociology of organizations UGB Senegal .Distinction “Excellent”.

-July 1995: baccalaureate “Malick Sy Highschool of Thies” / “Disctinction: Good”



- February 2014: WTO’s E-Learning CERFICATE in Agriculture, at WTO.

- July 2006: Head of surveillance Department at « Ecole Nationale Des Douanes de la Rochelle France ».

- March 2004 : Certified in the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

- April 2004 : Certificate on methods of trade operations’ control at « Ecole Nationale des Douanes de Tourcoing en France ».

-August 2002 : Completion of The African Growth and Opportunity Act Training Worskship


Distinctions :

-Awarded the Honor Medal of Customs outside quota (before the required 15 years of service for the said medal) in January 2016.


Professional Experience

- June 2019: Customs Regional Director for the West

- November 2018: Technical Attaché of the Ministor of Economy & Finance

- March 2015: Head of the “Dakar Port Nord” Customs Office

- February 2012: Head of the customs inspection Office of “Dakar Port Sud”

- March 2010 : Head of the Dakar Yoff Customs office

-November 2009 : Sections’ Head of  the Dakar Port Nord customs office

-September 2007 : Sections’ Head of Dakar Yoff’s customs office

-June 2004 : customs verification officer in Dakar Port Nord

-September 2003 : trainee Inspector at the Customs IT Directorate



English : Good level

French : Excellent



GAINDE or the automatic management of customs information is a strategic platform of Senegalese customs, centered on the management of customs’ clearance. "GAINDE Integral" improves considerably the way of managing procedures. Thus people move from less paper topaperless or electronic processing,known as the dematerialization. This technological revolution in the customs’ Administration aims at great feats and better service for the public.


The ORBUS 2000 system is developed to make easier procedures of international trade by using electronic communication or exchanges. This allows interconnecting different stakeholders evolving in the international trade. The system is also based on technological infrastructure and a device of services.

The electronic payment of customs’ duties and assimilated taxes consists of giving to the economic operatorthe ability to pay the amount of customs’ duties from one’s work station, by charging an account opened in a commercial bank.