ISLAMABAD: The Customs North Region collected Rs 28.65 million surplus amount under the head of customs duty against the assigned revenue target of Rs 2,444.86 million during the fiscal year 2016-17. The North Region comprises of the Customs Collectorates of Islamabad, Peshawar, Sambrial and Gilgit-Baltistan.
According to details, the North Region showed excellent performance during the period under review. The Customs Collectorate Islamabad collected Rs 950.88 million under head of customs duty against the assigned target of Rs 867.64 million.
Sources stated that during above said period the Customs Collectorate Peshawar earned Rs 1,182.32 million while it was assigned Rs 1000 million revenue collection target under the head of customs duty. The Collectorate of Sambrial collected Rs 5.77 million of rebate against assigned target of Rs 76 million during FY2016-17 .
Sources told Customs Today that during FY2016-17, the Gilgit Baltistan collected Rs 257.88 million under head of customs duty, adding that the performance of GB is highest as compared to other Collectorates working under the umbrella of North Region.