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Multan Customs smoothly completes Hajj operation

Multan Customs smoothly completes Hajj operation

MULTAN: The Customs Collectorate completed Hajj operation at the Multan International Airport. Customs made special arrangements to facilitate Hajj pilgrims at the Multan International Airport.

According to details, Multan Customs take special measures for Hajj pilgrims during Hajj flight operations f. There were 34 different Hajj flights departed from Multan International Airport to Jeddah and Madina during current year. Almost 9200 Hajj pilgrims departed Multan International Airport due to special arrangements of Customs through 34 flights.

Collector Customs Ambreen Ahmad Tarar deployed 48 customs employees at Multan Airport to facilitate Hajj pilgrims during this year. Customs employees were assigned special duties in three different shifts to facilitate Hajj pilgrims. The strength of Customs staff at Multan Airport already increased in order to tighten the vigilance during Hajj operations.

Collector Customs Ambreen Ahmad directed Assistant Collector Omer Bin Zafar Chatha to ensure proper scanning of every pilgrim in order to avoid smuggling from Multan International Airport. Deputy Collector Saqib-ur-Rehman supervised the complete Haj operations at Multan International Airport in different shifts.

Almost 18 various flights of Pakistan International Airline departed after taking Haj pilgrims from Multan to Madina Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and 16 various  flights  have also departed from Multan International Airport to Jeddah during this Hajj season.

Additional Collector Asdaq Afzal Sensera and Collector Ambreen Ahmad Tarar have also conducted surprise visits at Multan International airport in order to check scrutiny and arrangements from customs staff at during Hajj Operations. Multan Customs and Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) have made comprehensive examination the luggage of passengers in order to prevent any sort of smuggling from Multan.