LAHORE: Collectorate of Customs Appraisement showed outstanding performance by registering 59 percent growth in collection of duties and taxes during the month of October, 2017.
Talking to Customs Today, Collector Jamil Nasir Khan said that Customs Appraisement surpassed customs duty as well as overall targets for the month of October 2017. He said Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement collected Rs 3,185 million during the month and registered an increase of 59 percent in collection of customs duty. Overall, the collectorate collected Rs 7,690 million under various heads against Rs 5,157 million collected during the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.
Collector Jamil Nasir Khan congratulated his entire team for their commendable achievement and urged them to continue with hard work, dedication and honesty to surpass the revenue collection target in the coming months of financial year as well.
He also thanked the all those importers and clearing agents who preferred the dry ports of Model Customs Collectorate of Appraisement for clearance of their goods. He assured them that Customs Appraisement will extend them all possible facilities through proactive approach based on merit, transparency and accessibility. He also asked them to forward their suggestions for further improvement are always welcome.
It is necessary to mention here that Collector Appraisement Jamil Nasir Khan adopted a comprehensive policy to achieve revenue collection target. For this purpose Customs Appraisement teams are using all available resources to recover outstanding dues.