KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has announced that all the customs houses will remain open on all Saturdays to facilitate trade and industry.
In a notification issued Tuesday, the FBR said that all the Model Customs Collectorates would remain open and observe normal working hours on Saturdays till further orders to facilitate the trade and industry in getting their cargo cleared for imports/exports and payment of duty and taxes.
The chief collectors have been directed to coordinate with management of the State Bank of Pakistan and National Bank of Pakistan to provide banking facility by all of its designated branches on Saturdays to ensure collection of duty and taxes.
The port authorities and operators have been advised to synchronize their working accordingly.