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Customs Appraisement posts 39pc growth in overall revenue collection

Customs Appraisement posts 39pc growth in overall revenue collection

LAHORE: Collector Customs Collectorate of Appraisement Jamil Nasir Khan presided over special meeting at Moghalpura Dry Port to review revenue collection performance of the first quarter of the Financial Year 2018-19.

Sources told Customs Today, that all additional collectors, deputy collectors and other senior officers of the Collectorate attended the meeting. During the meeting Collector Jamil Nasir Khan congratulated his team members on exceeding quarterly and monthly revenue targets in the first quarter of the financial year.

While analyzing revenue collection of September, it was noted with a sense of satisfaction that the Collectorate of Appraisement has showed record growth of 61 percent in customs duty (CD) and 39 percent growth in overall revenue collection. The Collectorate has collected Rs3268 million as customs duty against Rs2034 millions of last year in September.

Overall the Collectorate of Appraisement collected Rs7189 million in September while during last year revenue collection was Rs6001 million during corresponding month. While talking about strategy of revenue collection for second quarter, collector Jamil Nasir urged upon the officers to accelerate drive for recovery of adjudged government dues.

He expressed his satisfaction over detections and recoveries made by Post Release Verification (PRV) Cell and emphasized that the officers should maintain active liaison with the departmental legal counsels for effective defence and early disposal of cases sub-judice before various legal fora. He also emphasized that recovery through administrative measures should be prime focus of the officers.