New Director Transit Trade lends a sympathetic ear to Customs agents
PESHAWAR: A delegation of the Frontier Customs Agents Association (FCAA), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa headed by President, Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi called on the newly posted Director, Directorate of Transit Trade, Customs House, Peshawar, Amjad-ur-Rehman and felicitated him on his posting and assuming charge.
Speaking on the occasion, Sarhadi who is also a former senior vice president of Pak-Afghan Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PAJCCI), also paid tributes to the outgoing Director, Faiz Ali and also congratulated the newly posted Director General (DG) Transit Trade, Karachi, Zahid Khokhar.
Speaking on the occasion, Zia-ul-Haq Sarhadi expressed concern over some Afghan transit trade related issues and highlighted problems faced by clearing agents at Torkham border and stressed need for their resolution.
He appreciated the decision of the opening of Torkham and Chaman borders for both transit and bilateral trade. But, he said that due to hardships in the clearance of thousands of stranded containers at Karachi port, their departure for destination is difficult. – APP