KARACHI: Pakistan Customs is endeavoring to upgrade Web Based One Customs (WeBOC).
Sources in Customs House, Karachi told Customs Today that a meeting of the Customs officials including Collector MCC-West, Collector MCC-East, Collector MCC-Export, Collector MCC-Preventive and Project Director (PD) WeBOC was held recently in which it was decided that some amendments will be made in WeBOC system in order to provide more facilities to importers and customs agents.
It is pertinent to mention here that the Pakistan Customs, recently constituted a 15-member committee headed by PD WeBOC Syed Tanveer and members of trade bodies including KCCI, FPCCI, Karachi Customs Agents Association and others with a view to improving WeBOC system.
A meeting of the said Committee was held a couple of months ago in which the members of trade bodies had forwarded their recommendations and suggestions to the officials of Pakistan Customs.
It may be recalled here that the Customs agents observed a countrywide strike on September 10 for fulfillment of their demands, including improvement in WeBOC system.
The sources further informed that the Customs officials will take the office-bearers of Karachi Customs Agents Association (KCAA) and All Pakistan Customs Agents Association (APCAA) into confidence regarding the decision made by the Customs officials for the up-gradation of WeBOC System.