HYDERABAD: Chief Collector Customs (South) Muhammad Yahya has said that the Customs Department fully desired to run Hyderabad Dry Port with full capacity. However, there is a need to ensure availability of required facilities.
He said this while addressing the members of Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He said that trade and customs are two wheels of a same vehicle. Therefore, the provision of required facilities available at other dry ports of the country are needed at Hyderabad Dry Port so that the importers and exporters could not feel any inconvenience while dealing with their businesses at the port.
On the occasion, he directed the Collector of Hyderabad to resolve the issue of National Logistics Cell so that the business community of Hyderabad could carry out business activities smoothly. He also asked the officers of Anti-Smuggling Intelligence to address the complaints of HCCI in respect of unusual checking of the consignments.
Earlier, HCCI President Gohar Ullah in his welcome address highlighted the issues being faced by the business community of Hyderabad. The Chairman of HCCI sub-committee on customs Abdul Qayoum Nusrat also highlighted the problems about the taxpayers of the city.
Collector Muhamamd Ibrahim Vighio, Additional Collector Riaz Memon, Deputy Collector Muhammad Saleem, Senior Vice President of HCCI Turab Ali Khoja, Vice President of HCCI Nawab Ahmed Khanzada, Ziauddin, Maqsood Ahmed Khan, Afroz Ali, Zulfiqar Ali Chohan, and Abdul Sattar Khan were also present on the occasion.