MCC Preventive Karachi makes seizures worth Rs3.9 billion in FY21

KARACHI: MCC Preventive Karachi is rigorously pursuing its campaign against elements inflicting loss to the national exchequer including smuggling and seized smuggled goods worth Rs3.93 billion in FY2020-21, up 4.0 percent from seizures worth Rs3.8 billion in FY2019-20.

Due to this successful campaign, country’s local industry is widely benefitted as well as there has been a considerable increase in the legitimate imports, which resulted in valuable revenue generation.

Collector Preventive Saquif Saeed said the anti-smuggling campaign being undertaken by Pakistan Customs would go a long way in decreasing country’s budget deficit,

During FY2020-21, MCC Preventive Karachi seized 127 non-custom-paid (NCP) vehicles worth Rs820.27 million; 542 tons of betel nut worth Rs618 million; cloth/fabric worth Rs525 million; Rs189 million worth of liquor, and other goods.

It may be mentioned here that on the directives of Collector Saquif Saeed, Additional Collector Umar Shafiq and Assistant Collector Shafiullah expedited its drive against the NCP vehicles in the last quarter of the outgoing year and seized 51 such vehicles valuing Rs210 million.

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