Covid-19 pandemic: Medical staff and other Customs targets the first vaccinated

Covid-19 pandemic: Medical staff and other Customs targets the first vaccinated

The launching ceremony of the vaccination operations took place on Thursday, March 04th, 2021, the customs’ Health and social center opened the sessions.
The Head of customs’ Human Resources, Mr. Samba DIA chaired the ceremony. Other officials such as the Head of Health and social center, Colonel Cheikh DIOUF, the head of this health Office, Dr Bamba NDIAYE, heads of units and all the nursing staff participated also in this first session.

The head of health office, the first to be vaccinated welcomed the Customs General Director commitment in providing vaccines. He also magnified the support of the Head of BASCS who welcomed the support of the Head of Human Resources.

To sensitize officers, the Head of Human Resources insisted on getting vaccinated. This constitutes a strong message in encouraging the targets of the first operations, including agents and customs family in general to be vaccinated accordingly to the program to protect themselves. Mr. Samba DIA, on behalf of the general Director, praised the work and commitment of the health and social center staff alongside the Administration and Customs’ officers.

The DPL, Mr. Samba DIA, showed his commitment


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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.