PESHAWAR: A delegation of Customs Collectorate led by Collector Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani and Collector Appraisement Ihsan Ali Shah visited Customs Station Khurram and Kohat to review the procedure of Customs activities.
Both the Collectors Asif Saeed Khan Lughmani and Ihsan Ali Shah planted trees at both Customs stations. The delegation thoroughly checked the installations at both Customs Station and said to further provide facilities for speedy revenue collection.
The collectors were informed about trade situation at Khurram Customs Station at Parachinar. Customs Station is not only vital for trade with Iran but also with Afghanistan. Most dry fruits exported through this route to both Iran and Afghanistan.
The Parachinar Customs Station remained closed for several years due to insurgency at the border with Afghanistan but once again it has been opened for trade purposes.
The Collector Customs lauded the efforts done by Customs officials for carrying out struggle to eradicate smuggling through this dangerous route. The collectors assured that soon efforts will be made to provide the missing installation.
Later, the delegation visited Customs Station Kohat and was briefed about the situation at Kohat where salt and cement were being exported to Afghanistan and other central Asian countries.