KARACHI: Collector MCC Quetta Waheed Marwat has notified that two special cells at Taftan and Chaman under supervision of respective Deputy Collectors have been established for prompt clearance.
These special cells have been formed in compliance of the FBR directives as part of the strategy adopted for expeditious clearance of food items / agriculture produce.
Moreover, clearance hours have been increased for food items from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm; while vehicles carrying food items are cleared on priority without waiting in queue at clearance stations especially at scanning and examination areas.
It is pertinent to mention here that 17 trailers carrying tomatoes have reached Taftan. These tomatoes have been imported to overcome the shortage of tomatoes and rising prices.
Sources in Customs informed that 17 trailers carrying tomatoes would be cleared daily and dispatched for the incountry.