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Slow Clearance At Torkham Crossing Problematic, Say Pakistani Traders

Pakistan’s Customs Agent Association and traders said slow documentation, processing and clearance of trucks transporting goods through Torkham is affecting their revenue collection at the border crossing.
Slow Clearance At Torkham Crossing Problematic, Say Pakistani Traders
They claim Pakistan-Afghanistan bilateral and transit trade has slowed down and revenue has decreased due to the sluggish clearing process.

The unnecessary checking of the trucks at Torkham has created traffic problems on the highway.
The traders, importers and exporters reported they were facing financial losses due to these difficulties.
Even Afghanistan’s Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) were not able to assess the issues at Torkham customs on their side of the border due to “threats and obstruction” by customs officials, they said on Sunday.
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Monday 29 June 2020 10:25
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