KARACHI: Director General Intelligence & Investigation Customs Lutfullah Virk headed the Directors Conference in Islamabad on Tuesday. The Conference was attended by six Customs Intelligence directors from all over the country. The conference also discussed the bifurcation of I&I Customs.

However, Director I&I Karachi Asif Marghoob Siddiqui did not attend the conference allegedly because of his differences with the Director General.

I&I Directors presented performance review reports of their anti-smuggling initiatives and activities in the year.

Sources said that the Conference devised an outline of future course of action against smuggling in the light of reports received from various intelligence agencies.

Sources said that Lutfullah Virk is due to be retired after two months however given his extra-ordinary services, Virk would be appointed on contract basis and he would continue to head I&I.

The conference put special emphasis on the jurisdiction of Directorate Karachi, Directorate Quetta, Directorate Peshawar and Directorate Lahore. These were declared highly sensitive.