PESHAWAR: Customs Appraisement East R&D Section Principal Appraiser Dost Muhammad has crossed every limit to hamper efficiency of customs department by his widespread corruption through clearance of contraband goods and Federation of Chamber of Commerce and Industry will take up his mega corruption issue with the higher authorities of customs department.
These views were expressed by President Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ghazanfer Bilour while talking with Customs Today.
Bilour said that in developing countries like Pakistan these fraud scams are proved to be major disincentive and obstacle to trade expansion.
Ghazanfer Billour further said that the scams of corrupt customs officer and his team are leading towards disastrous consequences in terms of harming national security and public finance.
The President FPCCI added that economic welfare will come through awareness about crippling effects of corruption in government institutions because corruption in clearance of contraband goods cause bad effects on economic development.
Corruption increases inequality and distorts the sale, and redistribution role also wastes national financial resources.
The corruption carried out by Customs Appraisement East Principal Appraiser Dost Mohammad needs to be plunged by fair investigations in order to sustain the effectiveness of public sector agencies.
The President FPCCI said that interests of importers must not be harmed and efforts must be made to properly investigate the matter of Dost Mohammad.