Customs orders to open shipping companies from Saturday

KARACHI: Member-Customs (Operations) FBR Syed Tariq Huda has with the Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)’s proposal to minimize human interaction.
Both have made sure social distancing in the presence of COVID-19 pandemic. They have also appointed collector customs east Engineer Riaz Memon as a focal person. In order to save human lives from coronavirus, contacts with banks, shipping companies, ports, and other institutions can be organized online.
All these issues were agreed upon in a meeting between Member-Customs (Operations), FBR Syed Tariq Huda, and FPCCI Vice President Khurram Ijaz, Chairman FPCCI Customs Standing Committee Shabbir Mansha Churra, Vice Chairman Faisal Mushtaq and member Arshad Khursheed.
Shabbir Mansha Churra, Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee gave important suggestions in view of the growing dangers of coronavirus and said that whether it is the export stage or the import stage, and shipping companies. Member Customs appointed Collector East as the focal person for liaison between Customs and FPCCI for immediate implementation of this proposal.
“On the goods kept in the warehouse for more than 6 months should be waived the surcharge which the member customs agreed and issue directives for notification for implementation which is expected to issue very soon,” Mansha said.
  
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