PM Imran Khan has approved a project costing €250 million to scan 100% imported containers shipping goods under Afghan Transit Trade project. Afghan Transit Trade project to be completed by December 2020
According to a FBR senior officer project was planned under previous government’s tenure. However, PM has approved the project in a special meeting after which it would be initiated.
The project would be completed in three phases by December 2020 & pilot operation would kick off in April 2020. Under the project, special scanners would be installed at all crossing points and custom clearing stations used for trade, including Torkham and Chaman border.
A special committee has been set up to prepare and forward the project’s PC-1 for approval.