GWADAR: MCC Gwadar collected a record Rs34.11 billion of duty and taxes during FY21 widely surpassing the assigned revenue collection targets by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR).
MCC Gwadar had collected Rs19.33 billion during FY20, and this year’s collection is 76.3 percent or Rs15 billion higher than the previous year’s collection. Three Customs Stations at Iran border collected Rs2.29 billion in FY21, up 183 percent from Rs810 million collected in the previous year. Rs13.73 billion were collected from ship-breaking compared with Rs1.5 billion collected in previous year.
Similarly, the Anti-smuggling Organization (ASO) also surpassed the assigned target for FY21 and seized smuggled goods worth Rs3.25 billion. The seized goods smuggled vehicles, Irani diesel, Gutka, medicine, betel nut, auto parts, electronics and other miscellaneous goods.
Previous year, ASO MCC Gwadar seized smuggled goods worth Rs1.28 billion.
Member Customs Tariq Huda and Chief Collector Gul Rehman congratulated Collector Gwadar Tahir Qureshi, Additional Collectors Ghulam Haider Mir, Shoib Qazi and other staff of MCC Gwadar.
It may be mentioned here that, MCC Gwadar has so far collected Rs73 billion as duty and taxes in the current year so far, which is an achievement given the prevailing circumstances.