Karachi: Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exports Association (PRGMEA) in collaboration with Pakistan Customs held an introductory seminar on October 11, 2011 on recently introduced Web Based One Customs (WeBoc) clearance system introduced by Pakistan Customs for import and export consignment clearance in which large numbers of PRGMEA members attended the seminar. Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Vighio, Collector Customs (Exports) along with his team introduced the WeBoc system and introduced salient features and the operational aspects of this systems for the benefit of PRGMEA members.
Mr. Muhammad Ibrahim Vighio, Collector Customs (Exports) in his opening remarks explained that the WeBoc system was much more transparent than the old PACCS system and has been linked with FBR for speedy refund of exporters’ claims, besides several new features have been introduced in WeBoc to enhance the efficiency of Pakistan Customs.
Mr. Atiq Kochra, Zonal Chairman, PRGMEA in his welcome address thanked Mr. Ibrahim Vighio and his team for taking his out his precious time and introducing the new system and answering member’s queries.
He also said that in order to increase our exports it is imperative that both public and private sectors should join hands and hold such seminars regularly for the benefit of exporters. He emphasized on the development of such systems, with the use of technology, to increase the efficiency of the exporters and bring down the cost and time of doing business.
For this he stressed on the need for studying the system already developed by our regional competitors such as, Bangladesh, China, India and Sri Lanka.
For more information, contact:
Pakistan Readymade Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PRGMEA)
18-A Shaheen View Building, Block-VI, P.E.C.H.S., Shahra-e-Faisal Karachi-75400, Pakistan
Tel: +9221 3454 9073, +9221 3454 7912
Fax: +9221 3453 9669