Almost 570,670 passengers passed through Dubai’s land, sea and air ports this Eid, the general directorate of residency and foreigners affairs (GDRFA) said.
A total of 60,577 passengers used smart gates at Dubai International Airport to speed up entry and exit, figures tweeted by the GDRFA said.
A further 1,784 people used a recently launched application the “UAE Smart Wallet” that aims to cut queues at Dubai airport by up to 15 seconds, airport officials said.
An infographic tweeted by GDRFA said:
4,040: number of phone calls fielded by administration teams this Eid
166: passports renewed during Eid holiday
1,784: people who used Emirates e-wallet service
57,0670: number of entries and exits by air and land
780: number of people registering for Emirates e-wallet service
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