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Hakimi, Treviño discuss Afghan custom reform strategy

Hakimi, Treviño discuss Afghan custom reform strategy

Feb 10, 2018 - 16:31

KABUL (Pajhwok): Finance Minister Eklil Hakimi has held a meeting with Ricardo Treviño, Acting Secretary General of World Customs Organization (WCO) and discussed custom reforms strategy for Afghan customs, a statement from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) said on Saturday.

Issues ranging from custom reforms capacity building, modernisation of Afghan Custom Department had been discussed during the meeting, the statement said.

In addition, both dignitaries talked about fight against corruption in Customs Department, national revenue increment, digitization of Customs System, facilities for trade and transit in the borders and connection of Afghan Customs systems to regional countries.

Meanwhile, Minister of Finance introduced Mohammad Alokozay as Customs Technical Attaché to World Customs Organization for further development of Afghanistan’s relation with WCO.