FBR registers increase of 20% value of seizures of smuggled goods

May 30, 2019 Off By Web Desk

The value of seizures of smuggled goods has registered an increase of 20 percent for the period July-April 2018-19 when compared to figures of corresponding period of previous year due to the stringent enforcement measures against smuggling.

According to FBR, customs’ mobile squads are monitoring the major entry points/smuggling routes in the country, besides the information based joint operations carried out with the assistance of Law Enforcement Agencies for seizure of smuggled goods.

Chairman FBR Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi has urged the traders to refrain from dealing in smuggled goods and contribute positively to the government’s initiative to revive the economy.

Source: Radio Pakistan