ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has taken effective measures and specially posted a senior BS-21 officer of Pakistan Customs Service as Chief Collector, Balochistan with dedicated Collectorates for Enforcement and Appraisement to facilitate trade in the province.
According to a press release issued by the FBR here Tuesday, the Model Customs Collectorate (Preventive), Quetta had been established to curb the menace of smuggling.
Dedicated anti-smuggling units have been set up with the available manpower and logistics and tasked to man the long and porous Pak-Afghan border.
The Board had also established Model Customs Collectorate, Appraisement Quetta to facilitate trade and to expedite customs clearance from dry port and customs border stations in Balochistan.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 16th, 2019.