KARACHI: The Model Customs Collectorate (MCC) of Appraisement (West) has started a month-long ‘Extensive Orient Training Programme’ for the appraisers in order to enhance their competency in examining and passing the Goods Declarations (GDs) of the importers.
This was stated by Collector MCC of Appraisement (West) Muhammad Saleem while exclusively talking to Customs Today at his office.
He said that the MCC of Appraisement has decided to initiate the training programme after surfacing the revenue loss during Post Release Verification (PRV) made by appraisers by ignoring the Valuation Rulings on imported consignments in the first quarter of the fiscal year-2013-14.
“The Assistant Collector (AC), Deputy Collector (DC) and Additional Collector (ADC)-level officials of MCC Appraisement (West) will conduct one-hour class from 9am to 10am daily of the appraisers for enhancing their efficiency, Saleem said.
Apprising the further details, Collector MCC Appraisement (West) Muhammad Saleem said that the officials of ADC level will conduct the examinations of the appraisers after a month. “Improvement is a basic objective of all the said exercise”, he added.
Collector MCC Appraisement (West) informed the scribe that the recovery of the lost revenue would be done soon, as the things have been identified timely.