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Traders express concern over raids by customs authorities

LAHORE: Tools hardware heat ventilation and air conditioners traders have expressed their concern over the raids by the customs authorities in the city.

Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry standing committee on tools and hardware heat ventilation and air conditioners Chairman Syed Mukhatar while addressing the traders alleged that the customs authorities harass genuine traders who deal in the legally imported goods.

He said that business activities have badly affected due to the harassment in the market, causing losses of billions of rupees. He also criticized the income tax collectors who misbehaved with the business community.

On the occasion, a large number of traders from the sector were present besides LCCI acting president Nasir Hameed Khan , convener law and order  committee Tahir Manzoor, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Ashfaq, Haji Aslam, Safdar, Mughal Ghulam Gilani were present on the occasion.

The traders were of the opinion that the authorities concerned should take notice of the customs officials harassing the businessmen doing legal business in such the challenging environment in the country.