LAHORE: Directorate General Customs Intelligence and Investigation (I&I) arranged a ceremony in honour of those employees who showed outstanding performance during various anti smuggling operations in the region.
Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Rubab Sikander distributed these shields among employees. Superintendent Saleem Ullah Khan, Zulfiqar Ali Dogar, Agha Sultan Haider, and Hamid Dar were awarded honorary shields.
Inspectors Sohail Murtaza, Hamid Babar, Nadeem Ahsan, Ihtesham Naveed, Zulfiqar Ali, Malik Sohail, Iqbal Zaman, Ranjha Mehwish, Manzoor, Wajih Samreen, Aslam Iqbal, Abdul Hameed Bhatti, Mohammad Rashid, Ghulam Mustafa, Maqsood Hussain, Aftab Ahmad, Mohammad Akram, Zafar Iqbal, Saifur Rehman, Shakir Shah, Naseer Wattoo, Mohammad Amin and Mohammad Farooq were also awarded with honorary shields.
During her address Director Rubab Sikandar lauded the services rendered by Customs anti-smuggling squads during different operations. She said that these employees always come upto the expectations of the department. She hoped that these employees will continue to perform their duties with same zeal and spirit in future also.
Prominent among those who attended the function includes Additional Director Dr. Mumtaz Ali, Raza Mohota, Mehreen Naseem and Deputy Director Ali Zeb Khan, Usman Tariq and Ali Waheed.
It is necessary to mention here that after assuming the charge as Director Customs Intelligence and Investigation Director Rubab Sikandar adopted a comprehensive strategy to curb smuggling attempts in the region and due to this effective policy there is marginable decrease is being witnessed in the smuggling attempts.
Customs Intelligence and Investigation anti smuggling squads foiled many attempts of smuggling during different operations last month.