FBR & AND urged to use modern methods for checking exports goods at KarachiSeptember 1, 2015
Lahore: The Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry has urged the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) to use modern technology for checking of exports goods at Karachi port.
In a statement issued here, the LCCI Vice President Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi said that the Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry had received a number of complains that FBR and Anti-Narcotics department are causing undue damage to the export goods on the name of checking.
He said that officials open the goods for checking but not repack properly which causes heavy damage to the merchandise while travelling and foreign buyers refuse to receive such consignments.
Syed Mahmood Ghaznavi said that misbehave of Federal Board of Revenue and Anti-Narcotics Department is not only causing heavy loss to the but also damaging the reputation of the Pakistani products.
He said that FBR and Anti-Narcotics Department should use latest technology for scanning of exporting products or check the goods in the factories of exporters and properly sealed by the departments. It would not only save the exporters but would also save valuable time.