August 9, 2019
The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China has handed over three cargo scanning machines to Customs Collectorate of the Jinnah International Airport (JIAP) in Karachi. These machines are given as a gift by the Consulate General to Pakistan Customs.
These machines will be utilised for screening of cargo at Air Freight Unit (AFU), Immediate Clearing Group (ICG), Airport Ramp Area and Express Mail Unit (EMU) at the airport. These machines will help in quick clearance, reduction in dwell time of goods at airport effective customs control and higher trade facilitation.
Feroz Alam Junejo welcomed the guests and thanked Chinese Consulate at handing over ceremony. The Consulate General Mr. Wang Yu reiterated the support of the consulate of Pakistan Customs in efforts of modernisation.
Member Customs Agha Jawaad highlighted the initiatives taken for modernisation of the department to achieve the objective of revenue collection, trade facilitation and effective Customs controls.
He was of the view that introduction of Non Intrusive Inspection (NII) is in line with the international best practices which will strengthen the Customs controls at borders.
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