Customs procedures in line with international standards: Dar

ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister, Senator Ishaq Dar said on Tuesday that comprehensive measures were being taken to improve and upgrade customs procedures in Pakistan in line with international standards.


The Minister was talking to Visiting Secretary General, World Customs Organization (WCO), Kunio Mikuriya who called on him here Tuesday.

Dar said that the government has also taken steps for the facilitation of cross-border and regional trade.

It was agreed during the meeting that greater cooperation and linkages would be developed between Pakistan and World Customs Organization.

Kunio Mikuriya said that the improvement in system of Customs under present government was very visible and impressive.

Mikuriya said that WCO would be happy to cooperate with Pakistan for further improvement in system of Customs.

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Revenue, Haroon Akhtar Khan, Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Tariq Mahmood Pasha, senior officials of Ministry of Finance were also present in the meeting.