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Collector Appraisement-West holds meeting with KICT delegation over clearance issue

Collector Appraisement-West holds meeting with KICT delegation over clearance issue

KARACHI: Collector of Model Customs Collectorate Appraisement-West Dr Farid Iqbal Qureshi has held a meeting with officials of the Karachi International Containers’ Terminal (KICT).

During the meeting, the collector told the KICT officials to ensure smooth clearance of the imported containers, adding that the services at the terminal should be improved for the convenience of the importers.

Earlier, the importers had held a meeting with the collector and informed him about the problems being faced by them at the terminal. They said that they have to pay extra charges in terms of demurrage due to delay in clearance of their consignments. The collector assured the importers that their issues would be resolved soon.

Dr Qureshi has told the terminal operator to improve their service. The General Manager of KICT assured Dr Qureshi that the issues of the importers would be resolved soon.

It may be mentioned here that the importers’ delegation had first tried to contact the KICT authorities, but all their efforts went in vain and eventually they took their grievances to the Collector Appraisement-West, who has taken positive measures in order to resolve their issues.