MULTAN: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has directed Collector Customs Enforcement & Compliance (E&C) Multan to deploy relevant staff from Enforcement may be transferred/posted into Appraisement as the function of monitoring of gates of dry ports and Custom border stations has been given to Customs Appraisement Faisalabad.
Collectorate of Customs Enforcement & Compliance (E&C) Multan was performing the responsibility to monitor gates of Multan, Sadiqabad and Faisalabad Dry Port. Now MCC Appraisement staff would also monitor the gates of dry ports in addition to their primary responsibility after the directions of Federal Board of Revenue i.e. examination and assessment.
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has also notified that Customs Enforcement & Compliance Multan would carry out their anti-smuggling duties. These changes would implement from March 03, 2021.
Sources told that this would accelerate the vigilance of import and export shipments and done better supervision under the custody of separate agency on Customs Appraisement. The responsibility of monitoring gates of ports and Custom stations had been entrusted on Custom Preventive to keep a check on Custom Appraisement and avoid organized corruption/crime.