LAHORE: Collector of Customs Preventive, Zulfiqar Younas, inaugurated the services of immediate clearance group at Gerrys Shed on Friday.
According to details, the facility will decrease the customs clearance time at AFU, Lahore. It has been introduced to facilitate trade at the Cargo Complex. The aim of ICG services is to expedite clearance of perishable goods. At this occasion, the Collector of Customs emphasized the importance of close collaboration between customs, clearing agents, importers, exporter and ground handling agents.
Faisal Kamal Manager Operations, Gerrys, appreciated pro-business approach of AFU MCC (Preventive) Lahore in extending this facility to their Shed. While addressing the audience at the ceremony, the Collector also appreciated the efforts of all stakeholders for their positive role in enhancing trade at the Airport Freight Unit, Lahore. Customs Staff has been appointed at ICG to provide clearance round the clock.
This special initiative by the collector will hugely benefit the clearance of perishable goods and live animals, both of which are an important source of revenue for the Collectorate of Customs (Preventive), Lahore. On this occasion, Additional Collector Yasin Murtaza, Deputy Collector Palwasha Syed and Assistant Collector Hamza Lak were also present among other guests of regulatory agencies.