PESHAWAR: The Dry Port Peshawar has generated Rs7573.58million revenue during Financial Year FY2016-2017, said Saiqa Abbas, Additional Collector, HQ Dry Port Peshawar.
She lauded the efforts of Deputy Collector Dry Port on Tuesday in an exclusive talk with Customs Today.
She said the revenue collected this year is more than the previous year and added that more steps have been taken to increase the revenue collection during FY2017-2018.
She shared the details of revenue collections which reflected that the Dry Port Peshawar earned Rs2972.31million as Custom Duty, and generated Rs2853.64million as Sales Tax during the same period of time. The Dry Port Peshawar added Rs41.25million Federal Excise Duty to the collection counted by the Customs House Peshawar.
The Dry Port Peshawar received Rs1251.05million by applying AIT while Rs352.97million was done on RD on imports. The dry port generated Rs177.42 from miscellaneous goods.
The dry port Peshawar will be able to share the load once Dry Port Azakheil is completed in Nowshera. AC Saiqa Abbas predicted that there are more chances of adding more revenue to the annual collection of the Customs House Peshawar.
She was AC HQ MCC Peshawar before posting here at the Dry Port Peshawar and is known for her hard-work and outstanding abilities. She is also committed to curbing the forces which cause the national exchequer losses.