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Customs Dry Port Peshawar exhibits reasonable potential by earning Rs455m revenue during February

Customs Dry Port Peshawar exhibits reasonable potential by earning Rs455m revenue during February

PESHAWAR: The Customs Dry Port Peshawar collected Rs455 million of revenue under all the heads during the month of February FY17-18.

According to details given by Dr. Tahir Iqbal Khattak, Deputy Collector, Peshawar Dry Port that, during the month of February, the dry port showed satisfactory performance under all the heads. During said period, the dry port fetched Rs147.03million of Customs Duty (CD) while it earned Rs1.51million revenue under miscellaneous heads.
Tahir told CT that the Peshawar Dry Port earned Rs58.35million under the head of Regulatory Duty (RD) on Imports while it generated Rs169.91million under the head of Sales Tax (ST) as well as the Peshawar Dry Port received Rs30.40million as ST VM Com-Imp whereas it got Rs79.00million of revenue under the head of Additional Income Tax (AIT).
He said that the Peshawar Dry Port is working hard to meet the revenue target assigned for 3rd Quarter FY17-18. He further said that the customs staff of the MCC Peshawar, including dry port staff, is working hard to not only chase the handsome revenue during 3rd quarter but they will also try to exceed the assigned revenue targets under all the heads during said period.
He said that, under the command of Dr. Saeed Khan Jadoon, the Peshawar Dry Port is working very smoothly by providing friendly atmosphere to the business community. He added that the Collector MCC Peshawar always prefer to solve the matters related to the importers as well as exporters on propriety basis, he concluded.