ISLAMABAD: Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation, Federal Board of Revenue, Rawalpindi, has fetched Rs 20 million through successful auction of non-duty paid impounded vehicles and foreign origin cloth. The auction was held under the supervision of Additional Director Abdul Waheed Marwat while Deputy Director Afzal Watto directly conducted the process of auction in a transparent manner and all vehicles and goods were sold on offers, more than reserved prices.
Director General Shaukat Ali has lauded the process of auction. While taking to Customs Today, Deputy Collector Afzal Watto said that under the directions of the director general the staff ensured maximum participation of people in the auction, so that, the general public could also take the benefit of this auction.
According to details, Directorate General Customs I&I Rawalpindi has auctioned 12 vehicles out of 20 and foreign origin ladies cloth. The vehicles sold in auction included Toyota Fielder-X-car (NDP) Model 2001, Honda Civic (NDP) Model 2004, Ford Wagon Transit (NDP) Model 1993, Toyota Mark II car (NDP) Model 2000, Toyota Hilux Surf (NDP) Model 2005, Toyota Land Cruiser (NDP) Model 1999, Honda Civic Vti car (NDP) Model 2005, Honda Accord (NDP) Model 2005, Toyota Surf (NDP) Model 1992, BMW 318i (NDP) Model 1999, Toyota Corolla X car (NDP) Model 2005 and Toyota Land Cruiser Prado TX (NDP) Model 2003.
Rawalpindi Directorate has earned Rs18 million from the auction of vehicles while got Rs 2 million revenue from the auctioned of foreign origin cloth. A few lots comprise on LCD color TVs, foreign origin tyers, boski cloth and other miscellaneous goods were not auctioned due to less bid. These goods would be sold in next auction.